Dr. Lee Schwamm, director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s telestroke and acute stroke service, looked at the digital CT scan of Paul Briggette’s brain that was sent via the Internet.

Going the distance in stroke treatment

Remote care approach widens in state's hospitals

By Liz Kowalczyk
Globe Staff / April 3, 2006

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It was 2:40 a.m. when paramedics rushed Paul Briggette into the emergency room at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth. An hour earlier, Briggette's wife, Janet, had found her husband on his knees in the living room of their Middleborough home, bewildered and unresponsive. (Full article: 1411 words)

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