Now, more than ever, telemedicine is at the forefront of the evolving healthcare environment. With parity laws being rapidly proposed and passed, and the AMA acknowledging telehealth’s pervasive presence in medicine through new CPT coding, there’s no better time for telemedicine exploration.
Telemedicine is vital to our health care system, enabling health care providers to connect with patients and consulting practitioners in ways never thought possible. Hospitals are embracing the use of telehealth technologies because they offer benefits such as virtual consultations with distant specialists, the ability to perform high-tech monitoring without requiring patients to leave their homes, and less expensive and more convenient care options for patients.
Telehealth has now moved into the mainstream. What was once an optimistic ideal for the future of medicine is now a reality being rapidly adopted. Whether it’s a regional telehealth network with hundreds of constituents, or a smartphone application to relieve pressure on overcrowded emergency departments, distinguished health systems nationwide are implementing cutting-edge tele-techniques to better serve their patients and staff.
This two-day, case-study-based industry event will focus on implementing, advancing, and expanding telemedicine services to increase patient engagement, advance care coordination, reach underserved populations, achieve efficiency and improve patient outcomes. The goal of this event is to bring industry leaders together, highlight the best practice achievements, and discuss the current issues and challenges facing telemedicine and its proponents.
As one of the longest running healthcare providers in Central Florida, Florida Hospital’s roots extend deeply into the history, culture and wellbeing of the community. Because of constant innovation over the last century, Florida Hospital Orlando has become one of the most trusted, comprehensive, and technologically advanced hospitals in the region. The facility boasts a number of successful telemedicine and collaborative care programs from the comprehensive Home Care program, to the state-of-the-art TeleStroke program, to the Tele-ICU initiative extending their care throughout the region. In 100 years, Florida Hospital has grown from a small, two-story farmhouse turned medical facility to one of the most sought after hospitals in the country. As the campus and capabilities continue to evolve with the medical landscape, Florida Hospital is committed to leading the way into the next century of healthcare.
The conference is ideally suited for administrators, physicians, nurses and other health professionals involved in or actively interested in telemedicine programs – representing Hospitals, Health Systems, Academic Medical Centers, Hospital Networks, and Medical Laboratories, including:
Advanced ICU Care, the largest provider of high-acuity telemedicine solutions, helps improve ICU outcomes. The Advanced ICU Care tele-ICU solution connects experienced intensivist-led care teams with hospital bedside staff via proprietary state-of-the-art tele-technology to achieve a rigorous focus on evidence-based best practices that improve patient care and safety. With more implementations than any other tele-ICU provider, the company has a track record of improving the clinical and financial performance of its 65+ hospital partners. Our clinical team brings insights gained from decades of nationally recognized ICU leadership and expertise in both bedside ICU and tele-ICU environments.
Avizia is a dynamic telehealth company with strong historical roots in clinical workflow and collaboration technology. The Avizia end-to-end telehealth platform combines FDA-approved hardware and software with a HIPAA compliant provider communication system and a ‘Direct-to-Consumer’ virtual visit solution. Health systems, hospitals, medical groups, insurers and provider service organizations are using Avizia solutions to improve patient access to high quality care, to reduce costs, to increase revenue, and to improve patient satisfaction. In fact, 7 of the top 10 IDNs in the United States, and over 400 customers in 36 countries across the globe, are using Avizia technology to power their telehealth programs.
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