Telemedicine Support for Home Health Care Agencies
Telescope Health can be a valuable resource in reducing readmissions and improving patient care by placing a board-certified emergency physician at your fingertips. As CMS moves towards value-based care, our telemedicine services can help you meet your goals of increased patient satisfaction, better patient outcomes, and reduced cost.
We are here to support your home health care team and patients by providing care when and where they need it the most. Anytime day or night.
From new or worsening symptoms and medication issues to chronic or acutely ill patients, we’re here to help you navigate the tough circumstances that could lead to hospitalization.
Telescope Health can remove barrier and reduce patient transfers and readmissions by placing a board-certified emergency physician at your fingertips.
- Coverage of requested medical concerns for all patients
- Dedicated care coordinator who will follow up with patients to ensure continuity of care
- Care summary with exam findings and recommendations for each encounter
- Communication with receiving ERs and hospitals for all transfers
- Follow up with patients and the Home Health Care Team
Physician care provider is needed and your Primary Care cannot be reached.
Home Heath Care Team initiates an on demand video conference consultation using a tablet.
If the patient is alone, the Home Health Care Team will assess and advise the patient on installing the Baptist HealthCare on their phone or tablet to begin the consultation.
Our emergency physician is able to see and evaluate the patient and talk face-to-face with both the patient and the Home Health Care Team.
With the help of the Home Health Care Team, we can obtain vital signs and guide them through a thorough physical exam.
Our physician can provide advice and direction on a care plan
Care issues that we commonly assist with for home health care patients
- Wound Care
- Pressure Ulcer Management
- Respiratory Infections
- Muscle Weakness
- Medication Management
- Chronic Disease Management
According to Home Health Care News, the average 30-day home health care readmission rate is 17.5%. Telescope Health is here to support your nursing team and provide the supplemental care you need to reduce hospitalizations and cost, improve patient care, and succeed in a value-based Quality Payment Program.