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Telehealth in Neuroscience

Telehealth, or virtual care, allows our stroke experts to rapidly examine and treat patients who live in remote areas that lack neurological expertise.

Our Neuroscience Institute (NSI) physicians provide emergency stroke consultations to hospitals across the state using telehealth technology to remotely see patients and advise health professionals at the site, extending expert stroke care beyond The Queen’s Medical Center.

Neurology patients may also be seen for routine visits via telehealth, if appropriate, saving the time, expense, and effort of traveling to Queen’s from a neighbor island or other remote areas on O‘ahu.

Since 2001, the NSI has partnered with movement disorder experts at the University of Virginia to provide additional expertise to the people of Hawai‘i without requiring travel to the mainland.

Virtual Care is used to provide diagnoses & treatment for neurological conditions including: