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Making Rural Hospitals Stand out as Regional Leaders in Healthcare: How two Hospitals are Transforming Their Communities’ Expectations and Improving Care

2023-11-08T20:42:23+00:00November 8, 2023|

Telemedicine allows rural hospitals like Piggott Health System to transform the community’s expectations, and other hospitals across the country are embracing telemedicine and accelerating new ideas of value in small market health care. One of those hospitals is Sullivan County Community [...]

Rural Hospitals Expanding Telemedicine to Strengthen Reliability as Community Care Centers

2023-11-21T22:10:11+00:00November 6, 2023|

For some small-town hospitals, access to specialists has become a new standard where the community has realized the value of a telemedicine investment. For Piggott Health System, a 25-bed critical access hospital located in rural northeast Arkansas, telemedicine changes what is [...]

The Benefits of an Access TeleCare teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine Program

2023-11-06T22:37:25+00:00November 6, 2023|

Access TeleCare’s teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine specialists work with hospitals, outpatient maternity providers, and imaging centers to support patients with high-risk pregnancies and improve ultrasound interpretation and fetal anomaly detection. Access TeleCare teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine programs: Increase local deliveries: Through immediate access to board-certified maternal-fetal [...]

Avoiding Delays in Maternal-Fetal Care With Accurate Ultrasound Interpretation

2023-11-07T21:37:23+00:00July 11, 2023|

When something is missed on an obstetrical ultrasound, patients can experience delays in care that may have profound effects on the health and outcome of their pregnancy. Access TeleCare’s teleMaternal-fetal medicine specialists consistently identify abnormalities in 6% of ultrasounds deemed “normal” by [...]

Worsening OB-GYN Shortage Highlights Need for TeleMaternal-Fetal Medicine

2023-11-03T22:27:31+00:00April 24, 2023|

As a 5.2 percent decrease in OB-GYN residency applicants threatens to worsen the existing OB-GYN shortage (as reported by the Association of American Medical Colleges), telemedicine is an essential component to minimizing access to care barriers for pregnant patients in underserved communities. [...]

Keeping Patients Close to Home: Using Telemedicine to Bridge the Gaps in Nephrology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology Care

2023-11-03T20:59:43+00:00April 4, 2023|

Last year patients in Vermont waited the longest to see nephrologists, of all the specialties, with a median wait time of 100 days. This data came from a 2022 survey and report from multiple Vermont state agencies. It also found long wait [...]

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