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  |   February 27, 2018

How Telemedicine Can Help Rural Hospitals Solve More than Staffi...

At the AHA Rural Healthcare Leadership conference, we spoke about telemedicine and heard from hundreds of trustees, CEOs, and clinical leaders about their challenges serving rural communities: aging populations, increased substance abuse issues, and reliance on Medicaid and Medicare services. And, a lot of what we heard sounded like this: “Can’t get them here.” “Won’t […]

  |   February 1, 2018

New Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines Released at the Internation...

As the leading teleNeurology provider, Specialists on Call (SOC) is continually focused on clinical advancements in the field. Several SOC physicians and executives were at the 2018 International Stroke Conference to attend valuable educational sessions and network with other clinical leaders. At the conference, new acute AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines were released and will […]

  |   January 26, 2018

7 questions to answer before implementing telePsychiatry

“I felt like I had been hit by a Mack truck,” said Cheryl Chandler when she first saw the now-viral video of her daughter, Rebecca, outside of a Baltimore hospital emergency department on a cold January night. Rebecca, clothed only in a hospital gown and socks, was wheeled out of the emergency room after being […]

  |   January 4, 2018

Delivering Telemedicine in a Blizzard or a Hurricane: A Disaster...

What is the difference between a bomb cyclone and a hurricane? At the SOC Consult Coordination Center, it really doesn’t matter.  As bad weather events move in, we mobilize resources and put telemedicine contingency plans in place. We monitor weather events continually to identify potential disruptions. Our preparation for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma last year […]