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Called the Stroke Doc, the system is part of the STARR network, Stroke Telemedicine for Arizona Rural Residents. The Arizona Telemedicine Program, established by the legislature in 1996.

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New VVMC program 'stops the clock' on strokes
‘Time lost is brain loss’ during stroke

COTTONWOOD -- Thanks to innovation and collaboration, Verde Valley Medical Center is able to take advantage of a underutilized procedure that allows physicians to break up a blood clots responsible for a stroke. And it is also taking advantage of Arizona's entry into telemedicine.

By Jon Hutchinson December 31, 2009
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