Cannon Memorial Offers 24/7 Access To Virtual Doctors by Partnering with TeleHealth Solution

Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital has partnered with Charlotte-based telemedicine company TeleHealth Solution to provide area patients with TeleHospitalist coverage 24/7 for immediate medical care. With a nurse assisting, an on-screen physician will conduct a virtual, face-to-face examination with a TeleMedicine cart and continue to manage that patient during their stay. In the vast majority of interventions, the partnership allows patients to be appropriately managed at Cannon, avoiding a transfer to a larger, farther hospital. “It’s a win-win: everyone benefits,” says Jason Perlman, MD, a founder of TeleHealth Solution. “With our TeleMedicine service, rural folks receive great care [...]