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Dr. Michael Mullen Provides Perspective on Study Which Found Longer-Than-Recommended Interhospital Transfer Time for Patients with Stroke, along with Age, Racial and Gender Disparities

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Michael Mullen, MD, Director of the Stroke Program at Temple University Hospital, provided perspective for Medscape and HealthDay articles on a study published in JAMA which found the median interhospital transfer time for patients with stroke who need targeted therapy is 174 minutes, longer than the recommended 120 minutes. The study also uncovered age, racial and gender disparities in transfer times. U.S. News & World Report picked up the HealthDay article.