Reduce readmissions with telemedicine- Hospital readmissions are expensive, hurt your relationships with MCO/ACO’s, and cause unneeded risks to the patient. Did you know what 74% of hospital readmissions are avoidable? Learn how to reduce readmissions with telemedicine using iDocsWeb.
Your resident is exhibiting irregular behavior, sweating without fever, and there isn’t a Provider in the building…
Place Telemedicine Cart at Resident’s Bedside
The nurse is able to quickly select the resident within the telemedicine portal. The patient’s information including treating provider are populated from the EMR. Vitals, symptoms, and reason for call are entered and sent to the selected provider.
The Provider Will Examine Resident with Nurse
The provider connects to the resident using iDocsWeb. Working together with the nurse, the resident is examined. The removable camera along with digital medical devices assist in effective assessment.
The provider is able to diagnose the resident with hypoglycemia / low blood glucose level. A plan is established diminishing the need for hospitalization. Approved family members may also be present to ease the resident.
Treatment in Place
The provider orders the nurse to administer 8oz of orange juice and re-test blood glucose level after 45 minutes. The nurse is able to administer treatment at bedside and hospitalization is avoided.