OUR SOLUTIONS

With strokes as the fourth-leading cause of death and the number one cause of disability in the United States, specialized, experienced neurologists are in high demand – but short supply.

Patronus Neurology helps bridge that gap, with cost-effective, lifesaving solutions that provide experienced emergency neurological care – anytime, anywhere – when patients are at their most critical.

We foster a partnership with our clients in the provision of the highest levels of service and commitment to performance standards while providing the highest quality urgent neurological care with some of the fastest response times in the industry.

And when clinical excellence and client collaboration are in sync, money, time and – most importantly – lives are saved.

SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • We average response times of under four minutes by a vascular neurologist – not a call center or staging clinician
  • Our team members operate as an extension of your local facility’s team
  • Our team has extensive experience in teleneurology
    • Over 20,000 cases
    • Over 2,000 cases of IV-tPA
  • We offer fully customized performance reporting based on key indicators as determined by your facilities
  • We provide detailed financial reporting – our business model provides for an alignment of services, and transparency for your internal billing management and ROI management
  • Our unique business model ensures an alignment of our physicians with your hospital for improved outcomes
  • We coordinate with neurology intervention to evaluate and triage Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) eligible patients.

QUALITY

  • Focus on improved patient outcomes
  • Evidence-based clinical protocols
  • Consistent comprehensive training program for Patronus physicians.
  • Proprietary clinical systems software allows for robust data capture and management, providing unique insights into improved workflows at your facilities resulting in cost savings and improved patient outcomes
  • Ability to link to hospital EMR
  • Coordinate with neurosurgery for the care and triage of many neurosurgical emergencies such as ICH, SDH and SAH
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SERVICE

  • The neurologist on-call is the only person that will interface with the hospital regarding direct patient care
  • Easy-to-understand patient care plans and order sets
  • Assistance with the administration of IV Alteplase (Activase) (dosing, preparation, communication with patient)
  • Neurologists will remain on video for the administration of the bolus and the initiation of the drip
  • Commitment to fostering a cordial, relaxed atmosphere even in the most time-sensitive and high-stress situations
  • Partnership with hospital staff to understand and achieve hospital neurology program performance goals
  • Support of Comprehensive Stroke Centers with staffing and infrastructure solutions
  • Patronus physicians will coordinate with hospital intervention teams based on hospital protocols
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RESPONSE

  • Industry-leading response times with target averages under four minutes for initial call back, and under six minutes to live video
  • Respond to any neurological case in the emergency department
  • Respond to any inpatient neurological emergency
  • Frequent interaction with the stroke coordinator and/or another point person(s) for data review, response times, process improvement, quality improvement and service feedback
  • Client relationship manager provided as a single point of contact for facility
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PARTNERSHIP

  • Patronus seeks to create a true partnership with our clients, improving patient outcomes, developing a trusting work relationship with our clients’ staff, positively impacting key metrics within our clients’ facilities, and impacting financials by improving ROI
  • Patronus business model is designed to address the variability of consult volume and complexity   
    • Our experience confirms consult volumes are difficult to predict – many variables impact volume

    • Patronus physicians maintain the flexibility to spend as little as fifteen minutes on a simple phone call and a commitment to spend whatever it takes on an interventional case

    • Patronus’ unique pricing model and physician pay structure addresses this variability
  • Patronus business development efforts are directed by long-term physician availability
  • Excess physician capacity built into staffing model to address spikes in consult volume and/or physician absence/emergency
  • Patronus training and technology supports physician efficiency and quality workflow
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