Maternal-Fetal Medicine2024-06-05T11:43:38-05:00

World-Class Specialists in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Partnering with hospitals is how Access TeleCare is improving access to world-class specialty care for communities of all sizes across the country. See how we do this and some of the results we’ve accomplished.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Access TeleCare maternal-fetal medicine program supports maternity providers to:

  • Reduce unnecessary transfers.
  • Increase number of local deliveries.
  • Improve perinatal and maternal outcomes.

Our inpatient MFM programs have reduced transfers of pregnant women by 30 percent and increased the number of deliveries at the local hospital.

Our outpatient programs keep more than 90 percent of expectant families in their local communities for delivery.

We provide 24/7 inpatient coverage including antepartum rounding and ultrasound interpretation. No other private group or organization in the country offers this unparalleled level of MFM care.

Our MFM teams helps with transitions of care from inpatient to outpatient care settings. We also provide continuity of care through outpatient tele-MFM clinics, which ensures very few patients have to leave their local hospital system for ob/gyn-related care. When taking on interpretation of all ultrasound exams at a community obstetrics practice, our MFM team consistently demonstrated detection of abnormalities in 7-9 percent of scans deemed “normal”.

PATIENT CASE STUDY

Access TeleCare Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists Detect Rare Heart Condition

Access TeleCare physicians detected a rare and potentially fatal heart defect that went undetected during an initial scan, avoiding a dangerous delivery at a facility unequipped for such a complex pregnancy.


PATIENT CASE STUDY

Caring for High-Risk Pregnancies Close to Home

Meeting Complex Care Needs Locally

See how our teleMFM program in Laredo, Texas aided in the healthy local delivery of quadruplets.

Telematernal-fetal medicine case study. Caring for high-risk pregnancies close to home. Overview by Mauricio La Rosa, M.D.

Patients in rural areas like Jill Lee benefit from tele-specialists

Jill Lee lives with her husband and baby daughter in Caldwell, Texas, about 30 miles from College Station and 100 miles from Houston. A routine pre-natal test at 12 weeks revealed her fetus was at high risk for Turner Syndrome, or Monosomy X.

Jill’s local obstetrician recommended additional services through the support of a maternal-fetal medicine specialist With the tele-MFM consultative support for her obstetrician and for Jill and her family, the Lee family was able to receive regular, ongoing care without having to travel to an urban tertiary care center for specialty care.

See the Difference for Patients
Like Megan Brown

When Megan Brown and her husband arrived for a routine ultrasound at 20-weeks gestation, her OB/GYN noticed an abnormal mass on the baby’s lungs. Thanks to her OB/GYN’s telemedicine partnership, she and her husband were able to begin regular appointments with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist without the burden of traveling to an urban center. See how the convenience of teleMaternal-Fetal Medicine helped one family get the access they needed to crucial specialty services.

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