Success Stories

Code Stroke – Using Telestroke:

Video by QHC Belleville General Hospital

Staff at QHC Belleville General Hospital demonstrates how the use of Telestroke can provide stroke patients in rural areas with access to life-saving emergency care.

Medtronic Innovation Helps Yoga Mom Survive a Stroke:

Video by Medtronic Canada

Erin tells her stroke survival stroke about how the “Medtronic Innovation Solitaire” helped her in her recovery. Now she is free to continue her daily yoga practice and most importantly, be there for her kids.

Race Car Pit Stop Model of Stroke Care:

Video by QHC Belleville General Hospital

The Race Car Pit Stop model of stroke care at Belleville General Hospital involves the patient staying on the Paramedic stretcher until the CT Scanner, rather than being transferred to a hospital gurney. This saves time, which is important for patient recovery. In this video, Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Chief Doug Socha talks about the minimal impact this has on their level of service.