Neurologists frequently sub-specialize following a residency in the fields of cognitive care, movement disorders, epilepsy, and several others. However, it’s often difficult to build a subspecialty practice that only services a specific disease state. Thus, neurologists typically build a practice as a generalist who also has a focus on some sub-specialty.
TeleNeurologists can practice across several hundred hospitals and rapidly build a population of disease-specific patients that can support their preferred sub-specialty practice. Hospitals can then have access, not just to a general neurologist, but to subspecialists with deep and focused expertise. The evolution and growth of telemedicine networks now allow us to supply a population of disease-specific patients to support the use of fellowship-trained specialists in an effective and affordable way that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.