NewYork-Presbyterian Uses Telehealth to Speed Emergency Department Care

Among the first of its kind, the Express Care program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine leverages telehealth as a solution to reduce emergency department wait times. Patients with non-emergent needs are now moving in and out of the emergency department more efficiently, without compromising quality of care. The Express Care program is limited to assisting patients […]

School Offers Virtual Doctor Appointments to Sick Students

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – One Florence school is offering virtual appointments to see a doctor if their family can’t afford one. South Florence High School has a new partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance. The MUSC nurse treats students at South Florence High School through the telehealth program which […]

Kaiser Permanente Opens New Office Featuring Avizia Telemedicine Technology

Telemedicine makes care convenient for patients and staff. On June 29, Kaiser Permanente opened a new office for the residents of Signal Hill, California and the surrounding area. Not only will patients gain access to a closer source of medical care, the new office will feature cutting-edge medical technology and a spa-like atmosphere to give patients convenience and […]

Case Study: First Nations Health Authority Telehealth Expansion Project

The First Nations Telehealth Expansion Project has broken through a mountain of Health Care System inertia in British Columbia to push the needle of transformation and innovation in Primary Care. Background The First Nations Telehealth Expansion Project (FNTEP) was initiated in 2013 with $4.5 million in funding from Canada Health Infoway. The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is the first province-wide health authority of its kind in […]

Case Study: Global Partnership for Telehealth – Small & Mid-Sized Hospitals

Telemedicine is transforming the landscape for small and mid-sized hospitals that can now offer multiple specialty care service lines making comprehensive local healthcare a reality for rural communities. Background The Global Partnership for Telehealth’s (GPT) mission is to deliver worldwide access to healthcare as the umbrella organization that embodies Alabama, Florida and Georgia Partnerships for Telehealth, the Southeast Telehealth Resource Center, and GPT […]

Case Study: Global Partnership for Telehealth – School Based Telehealth

One of the key benefits in establishing school based telehealth centers is linking primary care with schools to create a hub, which then connects schools to parents and other community based organizations. Background The Global Partnership for Telehealth’s (GPT) mission is to deliver worldwide access to healthcare as the umbrella organization that embodies Alabama, Florida and Georgia Partnerships for Telehealth, the Southeast […]

Case Study: How Southern Illinois Healthcare uses telehealth

Through the use of telemedicine, Southern Illinois Healthcare hospitals and clinics are collaborating with specialists and community organizations to improve access to quality care. Background Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) is a not-for-profit system with over 3,000 employees serving 16 counties. Its flagship hospital, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, offers nearly 40 specialty services. The SIH telehealth mission is to improve the […]