teleNephrology

Improve Access to Nephrology Care with Telemedicine

Nephrology coverage in emergent cases as well as inpatient nephrology consultations for admitted patients.

Overview of teleNephrology Services and Solutions

TeleNephrology

In nephrology, there is a growing discrepancy between the geographic location of nephrologists and patients with kidney disease. Our teleNephrology service can bridge that gap and help deliver renal care and education to patients at those hospitals who have patients requiring nephrology consultations.

Our teleNephrology service covers all patients presenting with nephrology emergencies, as well as any patient needing a new inpatient consult or on-going inpatient care with such conditions such as acute renal failure, acute kidney injury (AKI), hypertensive crisis, and acute decompensation of chronic kidney disease. Our specialists are deeply experienced in handling all varieties of nephrology issues, and we can provide real-time access and rapid response from an experienced and board-certified nephrologists.

Examples of consultative needs for teleNephrology include:

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Kidney stones and infections
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • End-stage renal disease (ESRD)
  • Acute Tubular Necrosis
  • Contrast-Induced Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic or Nephritic Syndrome
  • Multiple myeloma

Nephrology Telemedicine Platform

For organizations who have sufficient nephrology 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 teleNephrology 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.

Benefits of teleNephrology

Improved care for patients

  • Increased access to specialists not otherwise locally available
  • Faster response times to see patients
  • Supplement in-house expertise on nights and weekends

Increased throughput in the ED

  • More efficient patient treatment workflow increases speed of care

Higher patient and provider satisfaction

  • Supplement your nephrology coverage on nights and weekends to give your providers a break

Increased Quality for Nephrology

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Pricing for teleNephrology 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

teleNephrology 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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