Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Arizona

Doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, radiology and other areas participate in stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Since 2011, doctors have conducted thousands of stroke telemedicine consultations and administered clot-dissolving therapies (thrombolytics) to hundreds of people with acute strokes.

Doctors at Mayo Clinic in Arizona first began participating in stroke telemedicine as a trial in 2007, and established the Stroke Telemedicine for Arizona Rural Residents (STARR) network later that year. The stroke telemedicine program has since expanded to include 9 remote sites (spokes) in Arizona and three remote sites in Nevada. Doctors are actively involved in stroke telemedicine research.

For more information about stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona contact 480-301-9145.

Florida

Doctors trained in vascular neurology, endovascular neurosurgery, interventional radiology, emergency medicine and other areas participate in stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida.

Since the stroke telemedicine program began in Florida, doctors at Mayo Clinic have performed over a thousand stroke telemedicine consultations and administered clot-dissolving therapies (thrombolytics) to more than 100 people with acute strokes. Currently the program has four remote sites (spokes), and additional spokes are in development.

For more information about stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida, contact 904-953-2272.

Minnesota

Doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, radiology and other areas participate in stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is a stroke telemedicine hub, serving 18 hospitals in the Mayo Clinic Health System in Minnesota and Wisconsin and one site in Iowa.

For more information about stroke telemedicine at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, contact 507-284-1588.

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Oct. 20, 2015