A Message From Our President - November 2022
We try to share our gratitude daily with our associates, but as Thanksgiving is around the corner, I'm taking a slightly different approach and focusing on one of our teams. The outstanding work of our credentialing and privileging team helps us consistently get clinicians ready to work as promptly as possible. We are lucky and thankful to have them. So, for this month, I wanted to share "the why" reasons that they remain so committed to their work.
How nurses play an important role in implementing successful telemedicine programs
Nurses are on the front lines of healthcare, including when it comes to technology. As telemedicine systems are being implemented throughout the country, nurses undoubtedly are influential in the success of these programs while handling several different roles beyond patient care, from managing equipment to creating effective training protocols.
How telemedicine reduces stress for in-person providers
Practicing medicine has never been known as a stress-free profession, which is one reason we are facing a physician shortage across the country. However, telemedicine is lessening some of the burdens that come with in-person care, like optimizing schedules, delivering faster patient visits, addressing coverage gaps, and providing support for healthcare workers.
A Message From Our President - October 2022
Our parent company, Jackson Healthcare, provides hundreds of donations annually to non-profits of all types. Each company often selects a few organizations, and our associates are encouraged to support them through volunteerism.
Four ways teleneurology is relieving the strain on emergency departments
The CDC reports that, on average, around 136 million people come into emergency departments (ED) every year in the US. Stroke and transient ischemic attacks account for a combined 6.4 million visits, 3.5 million come in for severe and sudden headaches, and almost 2 million visit due to traumatic brain injuries.