Acute Care Telemedicine
Acute Stroke Ready Hospital (ASRH) Certification
A certification program that recognizes hospitals that meet specific criteria for providing timely and effective treatment for patients with acute stroke.
American Telemedicine Association
A non-profit organization that promotes the use of telemedicine to improve healthcare access, quality, and affordability.
The process of verifying a healthcare provider's education, training, licensure, and competence to practice in a particular specialty.
Critical Access Hospital
Critical Access Hospital is a designation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for rural hospitals with 25 or fewer acute care inpatient beds which are located more than 35 miles from another hospital (some exceptions), maintain an average length of stay of 96 hours or less for acute care patients, and provides 24/7 emergency care services.
Specialized medical care provided to patients who are critically ill or injured.
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
A digital record of a patient's medical history maintained by a provider over time, which contains all relevant key administrative clinical data, such as demographics, progress notes, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data, and radiology reports, pertaining to that individual's care under a particular provider.
Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
A digital record of a patient's medical history and care within a single healthcare organization.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which establishes standards for protecting patients' health information.
Medical care that is specialized and provided continuously to critically ill or injured patients.
The practice of providing dedicated intensivist coverage to critical care units.
Physicians who specialize in the care of critically ill or injured patients.
The Interoperability Standards for Electronic Prescribing establish standards for the transmission of prescription drug information.
Lean Six Sigma
A methodology for process improvement that combines Lean principles and Six Sigma techniques.
A non-profit organization that evaluates and reports on the safety and quality of healthcare providers. Learn how tele-critical care services can improve Leapfrog IPS scoring in the ICU.
The process of obtaining legal certification to practice medicine or nursing, by meeting specific educational, training, and regulatory requirements through state requirements.
The practice of distributing workloads across multiple servers or resources to optimize performance and avoid overloading any one resource.
The branch of medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Learn more about our Teleneurology services.
Medical care provided to patients after they have been discharged from an acute care hospital, including rehabilitation, home health care, and hospice care.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disorders.
Remote critical care
A type of telemedicine service that provides remote patient monitoring and management of critically ill patients.
A potentially life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the body's response to infection results in widespread inflammation and organ dysfunction. Learn about our tele-sepsis services.
Specialized Critical Care
Intensive care provided to patients with specific medical conditions, such as cardiac or neurological disorders
A condition caused by interrupted blood flow to the brain, which can lead to brain damage or death. Learn about our tele-stroke services.
The use of telemedicine to provide mental health care services.
The use of telecommunication technology to provide cardiac care remotely, involving electronic communication and information technologies such as video conferencing, remote monitoring devices, and digital imaging systems to facilitate the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease. Learn about our tele-stroke services.
A type of remote critical care service that uses telemedicine to monitor and manage critically ill patients in multiple hospitals. Learn about our tele-ICU services.
Tele-Medicine is the diagnosis and treatment of patients by a remote clinician using telecommunications technology like videoconferencing. Learn about the advantages of tele-medicine.
Tele-medicine platform is the technology infrastructure that supports an organization to build, optimize and deploy a turnkey telemedicine program aligned with clinical, financial and operational goals. Learn about the advantages of tele-medicine.
The remote provision of mental health services using telecommunication technology, such as video conferencing, messaging, or phone calls. It offers timely access to mental health care for patients in a range of settings, including remote or underserved areas, potentially reducing healthcare costs and hospitalizations.
Tele-Neurology is the delivery of neurological assessment and care through telecommunications technology, usually videoconferencing. Tele-Neurology allows neurological experts to see patients remotely to supplement or replace in-person neurological care. Learn about our tele-neurology services.
Tele-Psychiatry is the delivery of psychiatric assessment and care through telecommunications technology, usually videoconferencing. Tele-Psychiatry allows psychiatrists and other mental health providers to see patients remotely to supplement or replace in-person psychiatric care. We provide this specialty care - ask us for details!
The use of telecommunication technology to provide remote respiratory care services that can include real-time remote consultations, remote monitoring of respiratory devices, remote pulmonary function testing, and digital imaging analysis. We provide this specialty care - ask us for details!
The use of telecommunication technology to remotely provide diagnosis, treatment, and management of sepsis. This method allows for timely and efficient access to sepsis care services, potentially improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Learn more about our Tele-Sepsis services.
The use of telecommunication technology to provide remote stroke care services that can be used in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, and emergency medical services, to provide access to stroke care for patients who may not otherwise have access to specialized care. Learn more about our tele-stroke services.
The process of remotely monitoring patient vital signs, such as heart rate and blood pressure.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations, including hospitals, ambulatory and office-based surgery, behavioral health, home health care, laboratory and nursing care center services.
A healthcare delivery model that aims to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs by focusing on the value of care delivered rather than the volume of services provided.
Virtual Acute Care
A remote critical care service that provides remote patient monitoring and management of critically ill patients. Learn about our tele-ICU services.
A healthcare delivery model that uses telemedicine and other technologies to provide a range of medical services to patients remotely, without requiring an in-person visit to a hospital.
Virtual ICU Specialists
Healthcare providers who specialize in providing remote critical care services to patients in multiple hospitals from a centralized location. Learn about our tele-critical care provider services.
Virtual Sepsis Unit
A team of healthcare providers who remotely collaborate to manage and treat patients with sepsis. The virtual sepsis unit uses telemedicine technology to monitor patients' vital signs, laboratory results, and imaging studies, and to communicate with patients and their caregivers to ensure that patients receive timely and appropriate care. Learn more about virtual critical care for sepsis patients.