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  |   October 21, 2021

From telePsychiatry Skepticism to Advocacy—and Beyond

We hear many stories about healthcare professionals and patients overcoming telePsychiatry skepticism, but none more gratifying than SOC’s new Director of Behavioral Health. Char Biamonte, Ph.D., MA, BS, BC-NE, BC-RN, FACHE, has more than 30 years of healthcare experience, primarily in a hospital setting. She previously served as Director of Psychiatric Services at CaroMont Regional […]

  |   October 13, 2021

Reduce Mortality by Keeping More Cardiology Patients Local: tele...

By Punag Divanji, MD, FACC TeleCardiology version 1.0 began from the need to reduce mortality rates from high-risk cardiovascular disease, which remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. across nearly every demographic group. Just over 900,000 people die from cardiovascular disease every year, though we have made great strides in reducing mortality over […]

  |   September 23, 2021

Credentialing by Proxy for Telemedicine: 7 Things to Know

Credentialing by proxy reduces the burden on hospitals implementing telemedicine. Using the verification documentation that SOC Telemed (SOC) has already collected, resource-challenged medical staff offices can streamline the process for privileging physician panels for telemedicine. Rebecca Kish, VP of Provider Network Operations for SOC, answers seven questions on credentialing by proxy: 1. What is Credentialing […]

  |   August 27, 2021

Telemedicine for Mental Health: teleMental Health vs. teleBehavi...

In 2016, two researchers embarked on a systematic—one might say, extremely comprehensive—review of terminology to describe telemedicine for mental health in the U.S. They searched mental health licensure websites in all 50 states, reviewed related laws, statutes, rules, policies, and newsletters, and in general scoured the Internet for official usage. They even called and sent […]

  |   August 12, 2021

How teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists Support Mothers, Bab...

Sina Haeri, MD, MHSA, is Vice President, Women & Children’s Health and Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine for Access Physicians, a division of SOC Telemed. He shares his latest research project and explains how teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine (teleMFM) specialists support mothers, babies, and hospitals. In 2020, Dr. Sina Haeri and three colleagues set out to study whether […]

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