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  |   January 29, 2020

How telePsychiatry Decreases ED Overcrowding at CaroMont Regiona...

Adapted from a presentation at the Telemed IQ Summit At CaroMont Regional Medical Center (CRMC), the psychiatric resources of the emergency department were stretched thin in 2016. Char Biamonte, Director of Psychiatry, explained to Telemed IQ Summit attendees how telePsychiatry decreases ED overcrowding. “I used to like the color purple until I got to CaroMont,” […]

  |   January 21, 2020

How CarolinaEast used teleNeurology to build a comprehensive str...

Adapted from a presentation at the Telemed IQ Summit Kathryn Buck, emergency services clinical nurse specialist, explained to Telemed IQ Summit attendees how CarolinaEast Medical Center used teleNeurology to build a comprehensive stroke care program. She started with why: “CarolinaEast is the stroke belt buckle, at the center of the stroke belt.” “We serve a […]

  |   December 20, 2019

Acute Telemedicine in 2019: A Wrap Up

Our SOC Telemed blog focused on practical advice and insight about acute telemedicine in 2019. Topics such as teleNeurology, Quality, Telemedicine Reimbursement, Clinician Shortages, Burnout, and Hospitalists proved most popular. Let’s take a look back… How Telestroke has Paved the Way for Broader teleNeurology Services Dr. Eric Anderson, SOC Chair of Neurology, explains how telestroke […]

  |   December 2, 2019

Is TeleHealth Really, Truly, Finally at a Tipping Point?

Changing consumer expectations, favorable federal regulation changes, new data to support its effectiveness, expanding services, and a changing view of care delivery all point to widespread adoption of telemedicine in the not-too-distant future. In 2012, everyone seemed to be excited about the concept of telehealth, but it has been slow to take hold. Now, as […]