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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Telehealth in Schools- Strengthening the Bridge

The past few years have seen the rise of telehealth services in many different areas, and now it seems that telehealth is making improvements in yet another category- schools. Are we replacing the school nurse with telemedicine?! No, not quite. As a matter of fact, quite the opposite. Telemedicine doesn’t replace school nurses- it empowers…

GD e-Bridge Mobile Telemedicine partners with Zoom Video

(October 27th, 2019) Ridgefield NJ – General Devices (GD) has announced the partnering integration of Zoom video as a leap forward in Responsive Innovation for healthcare at the 2019 ACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians) Scientific Assembly in Denver, CO. “We are talking about a complete video platform enhancement that’s now included in the GD e-Bridge…