TeleInfectious Disease

Improve Access to Infectious Disease Care with Telemedicine

Infectious Disease coverage in emergent cases as well as inpatient consultations for admitted patients.

Overview of teleInfectious Disease Services and Solutions

teleInfectious Disease

As the number of infectious disease specialists continues to decline in the United States, the same is not true for the needs of hospitals requiring infectious disease expertise for its patients. Emerging infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance, and population growth, especially the growing number of elderly, continues to push the need for infectious disease specialists.

Even before the current pandemic, the demand for infectious disease specialists was high, particularly in rural areas. TeleInfectious Disease services allows hospitals to maintain patients in need of in-house coverage rather than transferring them from the hospital. Our expert board certified infectious disease physicians can connect via secure, high-resolution technology in minutes to diagnose, treat and manage patients with difficult, unusual, or complicated bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections, such as meningitis, sepsis, complicated urinary tract infection, pneumonia, cellulitis and abscess, and HIV. Our teleInfectious disease specialists provide consultations for in the emergency room, as well as inpatient settings.

Infectious Disease Telemedicine Platform

For organizations who have sufficient infectious disease coverage, but want a virtual care option, our telemedicine platform, Telemed IQ, is available, with or without our providers. Our flexible, scalable, and proven enterprise telemedicine platform will help you build your own telemedicine program rapidly and sustainably.

Is Infectious Disease coverage a challenge at your hospital?

Interactive Touchscreen Telemedicine Cart

Telemedicine is so much more than a cart. We know what really matters is the quality of the interaction between clinician and patient. But, we also believe that technology can enhance that interaction. Our touch-screen telemedicine cart is just one part of the expertise and technology that makes SOC Telemed the leading acute care telemedicine company.

What our teleInfectious Disease specialists can do

When you have a patient with a suspected infectious disease, they can expect to undergo tests, such as cultures, antibody tests, and other diagnostic testing. The teleInfectious Disease specialist reviews the lab work and test results, examines the patient, and then provides a diagnosis leading to faster therapeutic and antibiotic interventions.

Benefits of teleInfectious Disease

Improved care for patients

  • Increased access to specialists not otherwise locally available
  • Faster response times to see patients
  • Access to specialists in medication management impacting patient treatment plans
  • Supplement in-house expertise as needed

Increased throughput in the ED

  • More efficient patient treatment workflow increases speed of care

Higher patient and provider satisfaction

  • Supplement your infectious disease coverage on nights and weekends, or as needed to give your providers a break
  • Patients can remain local and receive more convenient care

Increased Quality For Infectious Disease

Improved financial position

  • Reduction of locum tenens and recruiting costs
  • Increased revenue by retaining higher-complexity cases
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Pricing for teleInfectious Disease Services

A one-time implementation fee per service line

  • Dedicated PMP-certified project expert
  • Includes Initiation & Planning, IT, Operations/Workflow, Licensing & Privileging, Orientation & Training, and Launch

An annual technology and support fee

  • Continuous 24×7 support throughout the life of the partnership including a dedicated Client Success Executive as your main point of contact
  • Varies depending on whether you use our carts or source them elsewhere

teleInfectious Disease Consults

  • Priced like a wireless plan
  • The higher the volume, the lower the cost per consult
  • Flexible for fluctuations in demand

Revenue Cycle Management

We can provide revenue cycle management on your behalf by acting as your billing agent. We bill professional fees for every consult we conduct. Whatever we collect, net an administrative fee, we pass back to you. It’s a Win-Win.

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