Specialty telemedicine offers an immediate solution to specialty shortages, as hospitals and health systems can get the most out of available resources rather than competing to recruit and retain a limited pool of physicians. SOC Telemed’s programs partner with hospitals to implement specialty care service lines that can stand alone or can augment on-site physician availability to ensure full 24/7 coverage.
When Megan Brown and her husband arrived for a routine ultrasound at 20-weeks gestation, her OBGYN noticed an abnormal mass on the baby’s lungs. Thanks to her OBGYN’s partnership, she and her husband were able to begin regular appointments with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist without the burden of traveling to an urban center. See how the convenience of teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine helped one family get the access they needed to crucial specialty services.