Telemedicine (also referred to as "telehealth" or "e-health") allows health care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients in remote locations using telecommunications technology. Telemedicine allows patients in remote locations to access medical expertise quickly, efficiently and without travel. Telemedicine provides more efficient use of limited expert resources who can "see" patients in multiple locations wherever they are needed without leaving their facility.

Cardiac Tele-Monitoring Program

Remote patient monitoring for patients suffering diagnosed with advanced cardiopulmonary disease, best managed with daily monitoring and rapid identification and management of clinical symptoms. Typically offered in combination with Patient Centered Medical Home model, clinical providers and multidisciplinary staff are organized to support patient’s holistic needs according to a patient-centered care plan. Tele-monitoring programs, in collaboration with Medtronic monitoring devices, are managed with the direction of a Cardiac Medical Director, Advanced Practice RNs and a cadre of ancillary staff. Coupled with home health services, patients who suffer from cardiopulmonary distress and disease have increased access to care with regular, daily monitoring and support form licensed clinics. This is a calendar year program initiated by physician referral and requires consent to participate.