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Specialists On Call, which bills itself as the nation’s largest provider of teleneurology services to acute care hospitals, has acquired the No. 2 player in the segment, NeuroCall. Terms were not disclosed.
Specialists On Call has introduced a new touchscreen telemedicine cart to the market. This product may lower hospital telemedicine hardware costs by as much as 60 percent.
Telemedicine specialists on call is the calling of this company
At the American Telemedicine Association‘s annual conference, the Reston, Virginia-based vendor introduced what it called a “turnkey operational platform for hospitals, clinics and health systems seeking to build a telemedicine program using their own physicians.”
Video or telephone visits with doctors — the practice known as telemedicine — have survived one of their biggest legal challenges yet in Texas, but hurdles remain in Arkansas and some other states.
For stroke patients, each passing minute without treatment is a major risk. The challenge: limited staff and access to specialists.
When community hospitals need a neurology consultation on a possible stroke victim, it usually means transferring that patient to the consulting hospital.
Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center can now provide on-demand 24/7 access to neurologists for stroke patients through a partnership with Specialists On Call.
Florida Hospital Flagler has partnered with SOC to deliver psychiatric care directly to the patient’s bedside via telemedicine.
Members of the Alliance for Connected Care discuss lobby for telemedicine regulation.