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  |   December 20, 2018

RACER: Successful 18-hour Emergency Telemedicine Implementation ...

When Hurricane Florence made landfall in South Carolina in mid-September, it left over 150,000 residents without power and caused lingering disruptions in essential services, including medical care. One particular hospital, Onslow Memorial Hospital, was hit hard by Hurricane Florence’s destructive force. Flooding was so severe that hospitalists were unable to get to the hospital, while […]

  |   December 12, 2018

TeleNeurology Is More Than Stroke Care

SOC Telemed (SOC) began with a group of neurologists using telemedicine to treat stroke patients. But, as Mauricio Sirvent, general manager of Neurology at SOC, explains, teleNeurology is more than stroke care. “While telestroke accounts for a majority of our neurology work, it really is only one of the tools in our arsenal of care. […]

  |   December 5, 2018

Using telePsychiatry to Treat Substance Abuse

JSA Health TelePsychiatry is now SOC Telemed. This information on using telePsychiatry to treat substance abuse originally appeared on the JSA Health website and we’ve republished it here for your convenience: The Harris County Texas Community Supervision and Corrections Department, formerly known as the Harris County Adult Probation Department, is using telePsychiatry to treat substance […]

  |   November 20, 2018

Acute Care Telemedicine Goes Beyond the Big Three with Telemedic...

Acute care telemedicine provides access to specialty physicians where and when they are needed most. What was once extraordinary—a physician providing care by video consult—is now commonplace for many specialties. Increasingly, acute care telemedicine goes beyond the big three (teleNeurology, telePsychiatry, and teleICU) to other specialty models, such as hospitalists. And, telemedicine is now much […]

  |   November 6, 2018

SOC Volunteer Committee Works to Improve the Local Community

Melissa Pritchard, Project Manager and Proposal Manager at SOC Telemed (SOC) is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She also leads SOC’s community involvement as Chair of the SOC Volunteer Committee, organizing both large and small-scale community outreach events and liaising with executive leadership on these efforts. […]