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  |   September 30, 2020

The Expanding Role of teleNeuroHospitalists: How We Got Here

By Eric Anderson, MD This June, the Journal of Neurology published a paper surveying the neurological complications from COVID-19. Whereas past coronaviruses are known predominantly as respiratory infections, COVID-19 could lead to stroke, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, and encephalitis, the paper noted, while smaller studies showed cases reporting epilepsy, and acute myelitis in addition to neuropsychiatric presentations. […]

  |   September 24, 2020

What is teleICU and Why Do Critical Care Nurses Like It?

ICUs are for the sickest of the sick, who often need dramatic interventions by highly-trained physicians and nurses practicing at the top of their licenses. But, what happens when a hospital doesn’t have enough intensivists to guide patient care? More and more often, with teleICU, critical care physicians are on a video conference with staff […]

  |   September 21, 2020

The “Other” Telemedicine That’s Changing the Face of Healt...

When the global COVID-19 pandemic struck, direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine suddenly took center stage. In a study published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association, the NYU Langone Health system in New York saw 683% growth in virtual urgent care visits and an astounding 4,345% increase in non-urgent virtual visits between March 2 and April 14, […]

  |   July 21, 2020

The Coming Mental Health Crisis: What History Can Tell Us

By Dr. Carlos Collin I remember when I worked at the National Institutes of Health, and my lab was next to Dr. Anthony Fauci’s. It was 1988, the year activists came to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to protest the department’s handling of the AIDS epidemic. Fauci was then, as he is […]

  |   July 10, 2020

5 Steps to Operationalize Hospital-based Telemedicine

The transition to virtual care as America went on lockdown from the pandemic was rapid and chaotic. Many hospitals hastily put together telemedicine programs to replicate in-person care with phones and online conferencing software. Many healthcare organizations are now looking to expand their use of telemedicine, but know they need to be strategic and thoughtful […]

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