What is Telemedicine?
Telemedicine uses Internet and telecommunications technology to help health care professionals provide care to patients and areas that are underserved.
Bringing Specialists To Your Community
One of the benefits of Telemedicine is bringing specialities such Psychiatry and Neurology to areas where there is very little care available.
Benefits of Telemedicine
Telemedicine has helped connect healthcare organizations, physicians and patients across the U.S. remotely for over 40 years. It has transformed how health care is delivered, and continues to disrupt the relationship between providers, patients and their communities . Through telemedicine, hospitals and specialty practices can now offer their specialty care to communities and facilities that are underserved. An example of this the Telestroke networking, where stroke specialists can diagnoses patients remotely.
Such speedy access to specialists can reduce mortality, improved outcomes and reduce costs. A study of the telestroke network has show that there was a decrease in-hospital mortality by 3.2% due having a stroke specialist available in determining treatment options. Costs can also be reduced such as travel expenses for patients and nursing home facilities.
Such speedy access to specialists can reduce mortality, improved outcomes and reduce costs. A study of the telestroke network has show that there was a decrease in-hospital mortality by 3.2% due having a stroke specialist available in determining treatment options. In addition, it can reduce emergency room admissions for hospitals by treating patients on-site for non-emergent conditions.
Applications for Telemedicine
There are various applications that offer the greatest benefit for telemedicine. This includes improvement in medication compliance, and monitoring of chronic health conditions.
According to the Physician Practice Benchmark Survey of the AMA, there has been a large increase in acceptance and usage of telemedicine technology with following specialties:
Virtual Consult MD is helping hospitals reduce their admission through our Tele-EMS platform and devices.
A survey of health care executives who are in the process of developing or have already implement telemedicine in their facility.
A survey of patients who would accept the use of telemedicine for their healthcare needs.
Improvement in care
The decrease in the the amount of hospital readmissions after the VA implemented telemedicine program.
How we can help
Psychiatric Medical Management and Therapy
Through our telemedicine service, our licensed Tele-Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners can provide the care your patients need.
We also have LCSWs who can provide tele-therapy and psychotherapy to medical facilities, schools and businesses.
Neurological Medical Management
We can provide fast and easy access to our licensed teleneurologists through our telemedicine services.
They can diagnose and treat patients suffering from neurological disorders such as headaches, migraines, epilepsy, tremors, post-stroke and TBI.
Customized Telemedicine Platform and Solutions
We can help connect your own providers and specialists through out your organization with a secure and robust state-of-the-art telemedicine platform.
We work with you in building a customized telemedicine solution that help your organization improve patient care and reduce costs.
We provide telemedicine services to organizations and businesses spanning various industries.
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