Acceleration of virtual care in a post-pandemic era

The pandemic was a test of our resilience. Around the globe, patients and providers were impacted by COVID in new and unprecedented ways. Close to 600,000 U.S. lives were lost and another three million were lost globally. Over $4 trillion was spent in response to the pandemic and its economic effects. Healthcare workers performed heroic feats, putting their lives on the line to deal with multiple surges of COVID patients surge. And we underwent a period of isolation with social distancing protocols put into place that impacted our social, emotional, physical, and mental health.  At the start of the pandemic, [...]

By |2021-07-07T01:22:46+00:00June 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

Technology Can Drive Patient-Centered Care | Nurse.com

At the beginning of March 2020, Susan Murphy, BSN, MS, RN, had to think on the fly about how to restore the connection hospitalized patients had lost because of COVID-19. Susan Murphy, RN Murphy, the chief experience officer at UChicago Medicine, said visiting hours stopped abruptly but patients’ needs for human connection remained. “That was a pretty traumatic day,” Murphy said. “We had to go to every room and tell visitors they couldn’t come back and weren’t sure when they could (return).” Connection Lost and Found Emotional support and alleviation of fear and anxiety along with involvement of family and [...]

By |2021-06-22T14:03:54+00:00December 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TeleHealth Solution announces new executive team | McKnight’s Long Term Care News

by Kimberly Marselas, McKnight's Long Term Care News TeleHealth Solution, a company providing telemedicine services in the post-acute care setting, announced several management changes in addition to the appointment of three new senior executives. Current CEO Waseem Ghannam, M.D., is transitioning to the role of president and will remain on the board of directors for the company. Bob Crutchfield has been named CEO and will lead overall operations and management of the company’s resources as it grows quickly to meet the demand for telehealth. Crutchfield has 30 years of leadership experience in healthcare services, IT and medical devices. He is [...]

By |2021-06-22T13:45:28+00:00October 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TeleHealth Solution Announces Partnership with PointClickCare to Serve Long-Term Care Patients

TeleHealth Solution Integrates with PointClickCare's EHR Platform, Enables Bidirectional Data Exchange CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleHealth Solution is proud to announce its partnership with PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software vendor for the senior care market. As a result of the partnership, TeleHealth Solution's Webside Connect application will seamlessly connect with PointClickCare's core electronic health record (EHR) platform, and be listed as an integrated offering on the PointClickCare Marketplace. TeleHealth Solution's Webside Connect application is a patient and outcome-centered approach to telemedicine designed for use in post-acute care and hospital settings. The application allows a team of multispecialty providers to [...]

By |2021-06-22T13:56:50+00:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TeleHealth Solution Announces CEO Transition and New Executive Appointments

Accomplished leaders with deep functional expertise appointed to support growth and adoption CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleHealth Solution, a patient and outcomes centered telemedicine solution that delivers expert medical care in the post-acute care setting, announced several management changes in addition to the appointment of three new Senior Executives to their Leadership Team. These appointments will allow the current Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Waseem Ghannam, to transition to the role of President where he will provide leadership to the management, engineering, product and go-to-market organization while overseeing the execution of strategies for achieving the company's long and short-term [...]

By |2021-06-22T14:00:45+00:00October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

Dictum Health Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Portable Spirometry

Dictum Health Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Portable Spirometry for In-Clinic Use and Remote Patient Monitoring Expanding Telehealth to Include the Most At-Risk Patients PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: AUG 8, 2017 06:00 PDT Oakland, Ca, August 8, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Dictum Health, Inc., innovators in telehealth solutions for acute, post-acute, and remote patient monitoring, is excited to announce that the company received FDA 510k clearance for spirometry, completing the cardiopulmonary capability of the IDM100 Medical Tablet. The system provides the most medically comprehensive telehealth solution in the market for clinical care anytime, anywhere. Intended for use with pediatrics and adults under supervision of a healthcare professional, the fully integrated [...]

By |2021-06-21T19:30:47+00:00August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

No Up-Front Costs Pricing Model

No Up-Front Costs Pricing ModelA doctor available at the touch of a button, 24/7? Imagine the reaction you would get from prospective patients and their families. With TeleHealth Solution, your facility could have a distinct, unique advantage over your competition. The peace of mind brought to families and patients by 24/7 physician access is priceless. We provide you with marketing materials, including videos and handouts, to impress your prospective patients. Let our team help you become the leader in your region when it comes to bringing technology to your patients.There really are no up-front costs, just:a low monthly retainer fee [...]

By |2021-06-21T19:30:48+00:00May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Substantial Financial Cost of PAMA Penalties

The Substantial Financial Cost of PAMA Penalties The cost savings are obvious. Having all-hours access to a skilled specialist through TeleHealth Solution saves a hospitalist program nearly 67% of the average nocturnal rate—and changes the way medicine saves lives. This is the future of healthcare. The average cost of each readmission: $10,352 Total cost per year in the industry of all readmissions: $4.34 BILLION 78% of readmissions were avoidable visits to a major medical facility The annual industry cost for avoidable hospital stays: $3.39 billion (Costs will increase after penalties are applied) The SNF 30-Day All Cause Readmission measure [...]

By |2021-06-21T19:30:48+00:00May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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