Embrace Telehealth to Improve Patient Experience

  Patient desire for virtual visits will likely not diminish. But when it comes to telehealth, what do providers desire? Even though patients are starting to feel comfortable again with in-office visits, their desire for virtual visits will likely not diminish. But what do providers desire? From my perspective, telehealth is not only the best option for access to care, but it’s the future of medicine. I strongly believe that even more integrated solutions will be the next frontier. Bringing multi-disciplinary specialties to rural locations through telehealth will address and minimize healthcare inequalities while leveraging value-based care practices. Rural and [...]

By |2021-10-27T19:30:49+00:00October 27th, 2021|TeleMedicine Healthcare|0 Comments

The Current State of Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare

TeleHealth Solution™ joins Health Professional Radio and examines the current state of telehealth on Health Professional Radio. Here we explores the paradigm shift in healthcare delivery during the pandemic and elaborates on the new healthcare delivery model, which is becoming a more proactive, home-based care movement. Neal Howard: Thanks for joining us for another segment. In this segment, we’re going to be speaking with TeleHealth Solution™ to discuss the current state of telehealth. Welcome to Health Professional Radio. What is your professional background, and what is the mission of TeleHealth Solution™?  The mission of TeleHealth Solution today is to close [...]

By |2022-08-23T20:39:25+00:00October 12th, 2021|TeleMedicine Healthcare|0 Comments

Virtual Care Implementation Strategies During The Pandemic

Overview Webinar: Virtual Care Implementation Strategies During The Pandemic The use of telehealth has accelerated with the movement towards digital care delivery showing no signs of slowing down. In order to ensure patients are receiving the highest quality care possible as the pandemic continues, rural acute and critical access hospitals must ramp up their virtual care strategies to survive. During this panel discussion, we will discuss the current state of telehealth and where most rural and critical access hospitals stand when it comes to scaling this new approach. We will also discuss the key ways telehealth benefits organizations and their [...]

By |2021-09-23T20:26:57+00:00September 10th, 2021|TeleMedicine Healthcare|0 Comments

Digital front doors helping to address physician shortages

While physician shortages were a key industry issue prior to the pandemic, the situation has been further exacerbated by the pandemic, and is now forecasted to be further on the rise at post-acute facilities as we exit the pandemic. According to data published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States could see an estimated shortage of between 54,100 and 139,000 physicians, including shortfalls in both primary and specialty care, by 2033. To help address this shortage, many post-acute care organizations are turning to alternative care delivery solutions as one key option to address the gap. As any [...]

Telemedicine: A Powerful Tool For Preventing Hospital Overcrowding

By Waseem Ghannam, MD, MBA, MHSA, president, TeleHealth Solution Across the country, well over 100,000 Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and these numbers continue to climb along with rising positivity rates. Similar to the earliest days of the pandemic, this surge in patients is filling hospitals to capacity and beyond. The resulting shortage of beds and clinicians threatens to compromise quality of patient care and even raise the specter of rationing care in some hard-hit communities. Increasingly, hospitals are recognizing that telemedicine provides a powerful tool for stretching limited resources by preventing and better managing overcrowding. Telemedicine can make [...]

TeleHealth Solution and OSU Medicine: Accelerating telehealth together

By Rhett Stover and Waseem Ghannam Eighteen months ago when our partnership began, we could not have foreseen either the changes in the world due to COVID-19, or the effect it would have on telemedicine nationally. The partnership between OSU Medicine and TeleHealth Solution is a primary care strategy aimed to provide a single point of contact for patients navigating the health system. Our work prior to the pandemic laid the ground work for an expansion of the partnership to respond quickly and at scale to serve the needs of the rural community. OSU Medicine sought to enhance its investment [...]

TeleHealth Solution Is Expanding Into “TelePsych” Services

 TeleHealth Solution is excited to announce its expansion in services for all post-acute and senior living providers to include geriatric psychiatry. TeleHealth Solution was initially created to provide telehospitalist physicians, with a goal to curb hospital transfers in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities, and independent living communities. They have had great success in “treating patients in place” and on average, prevent 90% of potential hospital transfers through telemedicine technology.Though co-founders, Dr. Jason Perlman, MD and Dr. Waseem Ghannam, MD have changed the standard of care in senior living, they believed there was still a vital part of resident care that [...]

TELEMEDICINE CASE STUDIES: Solving the Root Causes for Preventable 30-day Readmissions in SNF Settings

For Immediate Release: 05/11/18  | Written By: Scott Whitaker Download: PDF - TeleMedicine Case Study Spring 2018 Outlining the Problem: Reducing preventable 30-day hospital readmissions and RTAs is a top national priority. Reasons are multifold, but include: Rising Costs Increased risk of complications Especially risky for geriatric populations As many as 68% of readmissions are not considered medically necessary Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) are one of the most significant points of initiation for 30-day hospital readmissions and Return to Acute care settings (RTAs), where 25% of patients nationwide are readmitted within 30 days. While SNFs by definition provide care [...]

Dr. Waseem Ghannam | What is nursing staff’s perception

I get asked by friends, colleagues and customers why we do what we do. The patient's we serve, in the manner we serve and in the important period we enter their life, it means so much to me and my team at TeleHealth Solution™ - Dr. Ghannam

Dr. Waseem Ghannam | How TeleMedicine Is Changing Lives

I get asked by friends, colleagues and customers why we do what we do. The patient's we serve, in the manner we serve and in the important period we enter their life, it means so much to me and my team at TeleHealth Solution™ - Dr. Ghannam

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