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  |   April 8, 2021

How to Choose a telePsychiatry Partner

Five Critical Areas to Consider Many hospitals have turned to telePsychiatry services as a way to assist the delivery of psychiatric evaluations to alleviate overcrowding in the emergency department, reduce Length-of-Stay (LOS) for patients needing consult and liaison psychiatry, or augment inpatient coverage as may be needed by hospitals. To find out how to choose […]

  |   March 25, 2021

Telemedicine Cybersecurity: Lessons from HITRUST Certification

As patient visits transitioned from in-person to virtual during the pandemic, telemedicine cybersecurity became a top concern for many hospitals. In an industry that processes the most sensitive information about our lives, that is not surprising. The good news is that healthcare organizations can rely on HITRUST certification to confirm that their partners have implemented […]

  |   March 11, 2021

Successful Proning via teleICU: Coaching a Care Team Requires Co...

By Dr. David Fedor I was a fellow when I did my first proning procedure. We assigned roles, we looked after the lines, tubes, and drains, we discussed proper communications, and then we flipped the patient. Unfortunately, my attending hadn’t prepared me for what can sometimes happen next. He had assumed, based on my knowledge […]

  |   March 10, 2021

5 Important Aspects of Acute Care Telemedicine

The five important aspects of acute care telemedicine that differentiate it from consumer telehealth start with a focus on workflows, according to John Kalix, chief executive officer for SOC Telemed. Kalix recently joined the founding editor of Healthcare IT Today, John Lynn, to discuss the unique role of acute care telemedicine in the growing telemedicine […]

  |   February 25, 2021

7 Lessons in Communication from a teleNeurology Practice

By Tamika Burrus, MD One of my first remote consults as a teleNeurologist involved a case where a psychiatry patient stated someone was talking to him through the television. The patient had had a stroke, seen incidentally on a scan the day before, but he also suffered from depression, and the on-site care team had […]

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