The Digital Age of Healthcare

The Telestroke program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital was featured in an article by Westchester Magazine about telehealth initiatives in New York State. Telestroke utilizes video-conferencing and data sharing technology to enable quicker acute stroke care. Dr. Carlos Flores, the director of emergency medicine for NYP/Lawrence, described some of the advantages of the program. "Contact is much quicker and treatments are significantly better," he noted.