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Organization: North of Superior Healthcare Group - Wilson Memorial General Hospital - Telestroke Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-229-1740 Ext 289
Fax: 807-229-1721
c/o Telestroke Program
Box 780
Marathon, ON
P0T 2E0
26 Peninsula Rd
Intersection: Peninsula Rd and Ontario St
Location: Wilson Memorial General Hospital
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Ontario Telemedicine Network: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Adam Brown - Chief Executive Officer
807-229-1740 ext 228 *
Keli Cristofaro - Community Engagement Specialist
Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
807-684-6468 *
Contacts: Lynn Bertin - Community Stroke Prevention Nurse
Service Description: Provincial Telestroke Program offers the following services:
  • Stroke coverage, available Mon-Sun 24 hours via Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Use of CritiCall Ontario to contact a neurologist
  • Supports discussions between Emergency Department physicians and a neurologist regarding the treatment of stroke patients, including the administration of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA), an FDA approved drug used to treat strokes

Fees: Service - Fees for uninsured Canadians and out-of-country residents * None - For insured Canadians
Application: Required to present a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals in an emergency or life-threatening situation who require immediate medical attention
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Thunder Bay District  
See Also: Stroke

This information was last completely updated on March 31, 2016

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