Telemedicine Helps Residents Age in Place In Assisted Living Communities

Telemedicine Helps Residents Age in Place In Assisted Living Communities Written By: Waseem Ghannam | Oct, 29th 2017 Unnecessary hospital admissions are a proven problem in the healthcare system and have been costing hospitals, Medicare, and patients millions of dollars in the process. Hospital providers are pressured to discharge medically complex patients quicker and they depend on their post acute care partners to assume care. Skilled nursing facilities have medical directors onsite, and have created guidelines and measurable outcomes to lower 30-day readmission rates among their patients, but assisted living communities continue to focus on hospitality and amenities, and [...]

Glenbridge Health & Rehab Offers TeleHealth Solution To Provide Medical Services To Their Residents

Glenbridge Health & Rehab Offers TeleHealth Solution To Provide Medical Services To Their Residents Elderly Patients Spared Stressful Hospital ER Visits, Grateful for New Telemedicine Service in Area Nursing Home Boone, NC— Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation is using the latest technology to provide quality healthcare to their patients and reduce medical costs. Glenbridge has partnered with a Charlotte based telemedicine company, TeleHealth Solution to provide medical services to their residents so there is always access to a physician if they are experiencing a change in medical status. While patients rest in their beds, an on-screen physician conducts a virtual, face-to-face examination [...]

LOWERING READMITS IN SKILLED NURSING: TELEMEDICINE & HOSPITALIST ARE KEY

LOWERING READMITS IN SKILLED NURSING: TELEMEDICINE & HOSPITALIST ARE KEY Written By: Waseem Ghannam | Oct, 16th 2017The country is now turning to telemedicine to provide top quality care to patients in skilled nursing facilities directly.Post-acute care has evolved over the last several years to expand their services and maintain demand. Skilled nursing facilities are being asked to care for higher acuity patients as hospitals discharge patients quicker. SNFs are constantly asked to meet the needs of their acute care partners while meeting regulatory changes at the same time. There is pressure from hospitals to discharge patients quicker, and lower [...]

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