PRESTO was formed in 2016 as an international consortium of medical practitioners involved in pre-hospital treatment of patients with acute stroke. PRESTO exists for and is dedicated to the following purposes:
PRESTO’s Mission is to improve stroke outcomes by supporting research for pre-hospital stroke treatment in Mobile Stroke Units (MSUs).
PRESTO will provide a platform to enhance collaborative research across the spectrum of acute stroke management in the pre-hospital setting.
PRESTO will facilitate the appropriate proliferation and distribution of MSUs by providing a forum for professional communication, resource for public education, and stimulus for government, industry, and philanthropic support.