Contact: Kara Gavin
University of Michigan Health System
Caption: These 24 community hospitals across the lower peninsula of Michigan participated in the INSTINCT stroke trial. The 12 shown as gray dots were randomly assigned to receive education and 24/7 phone support from University of Michigan stroke experts; the 12 in white were not. Use of tPA clotbuster rose more at the 12 intervention hospitals.
Credit: University of Michigan Health System
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