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.
Migraine sufferers find telemedicine provides convenient and comfortable care
For the 39 million Americans that report having migraines, prompt diagnosis and treatment are crucial. Migraines are not just bad headaches. They are a disabling neurological disease with various symptoms beyond moderate or severe head pain, including pain that increases with physical activity, sensitivity to light and noise, and even nausea.
How teleneurology and telepsychiatry work together for better treatment
It was once believed that neurology and psychiatry were a single component of medicine. Defined as neuropsychiatry, this study was a harmonious analysis of the workings of the brain and mind. Ultimately, around the 20th century, these two fields diverged.
A Message From Our President - September 2022
While telehealth programs can provide outstanding patient care virtually, these programs require a seamless team approach to launch successfully and sustainably. To get an idea of what it looks like, I'd like to share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to get a telemedicine program up and running, and how our team at VirtualMed rises to the challenge.