According to Palo Pinto General Hospital CEO Ross Korkmas, (Access TeleCare) telemedicine services resulted in a reduction of emergency department patient transfers by 36 percent — approximately 200 patients annually. https://vimeo.com/632326126
In keeping with its goal to provide high quality care locally, in May 2020, Palo Pinto General Hospital began offering pulmonary and critical care through telemedicine with Access TeleCare.
With a pulmonary and critical care telemedicine program, hospitals can retain patients locally with: - End-stage diseases such as advanced kidney injury; myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure; multi-organ failure; respiratory failure, including the use of mechanical ventilation; and complex infections. - [...]