The Indianapolis Business Journal has posted about the new Mobile Stroke from IU Health manufactured by Excellance.

Indiana University Health has begun using a new specialized vehicle with equipment capable of diagnosing and treating a stroke on-scene.

The Indianapolis-based system said its mobile stroke treatment unit contains a CT scanner, so it can scan patients instantly and send the results to physicians at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

The vehicle, which is larger than a standard ambulance and manned by a specially trained staff, also has blood-pressure-management medications and tPA, a clot-busting drug it says is highly effective when administered at the onset of a stroke.

SOURCE: Indianapolis Business Journal 

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