Paramedic Benefits from Telehealth

Paramedic Benefits from GD Telehealth Solutions Paramedics are one of the first line of defense when a 911 call is placed and the person sent out on community paramedic vehicles. Before the patient reaches the Emergency Department, paramedics are responsible for examination, evaluation and treatment, all while simultaneously communicating with the hospital and writing/submitting accurate…

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EMS Medical Director Benefits from Telehealth

EMS Medical Director Benefits from GD Telehealth Solutions “Physician oversight of EMS by a dedicated and qualified medical director is critical to the successful delivery of quality out-of-hospital patient care at all jurisdictional levels.” (ACEP) The above quote by the American College of Emergency Physicians sums it up pretty neatly –but nothing about an EMS…

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EMS Liaison/ Coordinator Benefits from Telehealth

EMS Liaison/ Coordinator Benefits from GD Telehealth Solutions An EMS Liaison bridges first responders and the Emergency Department, and sometimes multiple healthcare facilities. They ensure that processes are running smoothly and that all members of their team are well equipped enough to follow protocols and perform the best patient care possible. This is becoming more…

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Telehealth Trends to Watch in 2020

Telehealth has been introduced as this new, disruptive trend that is blazing through healthcare. Truth is, Telehealth isn’t new at all. Opinions differ as to the official birthday of telehealth, but some say it originated in the early 1900s in the Netherlands with the transmission of heart rhythms via telephone. (Maher, et al, 2018). Fast-forward…

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Telehealth in Rural America: Bringing Care to the Patient

The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) defines telehealth as the “use of electronic communication and information technology to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health, and health administration.” It seems like such a system would benefit….well, just about anybody. So why is there so much emphasis on the importance of…

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The Top 5 Benefits of Telehealth

Why should you consider telehealth? Telehealth Solutions have become a disruptor in the healthcare industry. Telehealth has proven to improve care delivery, treatment times and overall outcomes. It increases patient satisfaction and participation, and boosts providers’ morale. The most trackable values through telehealth solutions is the decrease in costs, quicker time to treatment and increased…

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Millennials and Telehealth: Perfectly Programmed

The Millennial Generation is the fastest-growing segment of the work force. According to Peter Economy of Inc.com, “By 2020, Millennials are forecast to comprise half of the American workforce, and by 2025, 75 percent of the global workforce.”  This generation is unique in that they are the first to be well-versed in both old and new technologies.…

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