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Why Telehealth And Nurses Should Go Hand-In-Hand

By now, even everyday Americans are aware of the scale of the national registered nursing (RN) shortage. A McKinsey study found that at least a third of all RNs are either retiring early, switching to another kind of work or thinking strongly about one of those options.

Equum Medical Signs Up For Net Zero

As part of its growing corporate commitment to social and environmental responsibility, Equum Medical has taken the health sector pledge, which has garnered the support of leading health systems, hospitals, industry associations and nonprofit groups. Participants promise in writing to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050, while producing detailed plans to prepare their facilities and communities for both chronic and catastrophic climate impacts.

Rural Hospitals Must Look to Hybrid Care For Survival

If urban hospitals’ fiscal health is in need of some outpatient care management, rural hospitals are in the ICU, on life support. Strong doses of telehealth consults and facility optimization are needed, and stat.

A ‘Great Physician Retirement’ is Coming – Digital Medicine Can Help Hold it Off

By Brian Rosenfeld, MD Physicians have a long-established pattern of working many years beyond when other professionals have on average retired. Before the pandemic, that trend was poised to continue with a survey showing widespread career satisfaction among all doctors, especially older physicians. But COVID-19 has changed all that, marking a profound shift in physicians’ professional outlook. A year and a half into the pandemic, a December 2021 survey of thousands of physicians revealed widespread burnout, depression and fear of infection, especially among older docs. One in three respondents said they intended to reduce work hours in the next 12 months and one in five was likely to leave their current practice within two years. The pandemic appears to have […]

Changing The Ending of The Tale of Two Levels of Care, Remotely

By John DePetrillo, MD, FACP The chronic workforce shortage plaguing hospitals large and small is not waning as hospitalization associated with COVID-19 starts to recede. Many hospitals are having to curtail services; a few have shut their doors. More often, lack of available ICU beds has increased critically ill patient dwell time in the Emergency Department, often spanning hours to days waiting for an ICU bed.  This increases the length of stay for these patients, thus increasing hospital cost   The ability of Equum Medical to expand their services outside of the walls of the ICU has had a large impact on this patient cohort.  By actively managing these patients, we have been able to provide ICU level care in […]

Equum Medical joins the American Telemedicine Association to promote telehealth's role in broadening access to quality care

Equum Medical, a leader in acute care telehealth, has joined the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to fulfill a common mission of using virtual care services to deliver high quality and effective care for all Americans, regardless of geography.

When Healthcare Goes Remote, It Should Be For A Reason

Just as my life has been a tale of two worlds, from a childhood in a small Texas town with few prospects to a physician entrepreneur in New York, so has the nature of the market space I work in: telehealth.

ISQUA Virtual Event Impact of E Health March 2022

This presentation will focus on these concepts of reliability and resiliency through the construct of Patient Flow with the proposal that with the goal of a HRO hospital concentrating on this metric, efficiency in operations and clinical outcomes can be achieved. At first the operational and clinical interventions to Patient Flow will be presented independently, followed by an introduction to an enterprise architecture that combines both systems in a united design.

Can we continue to ask our nation's care providers to do MORE with LESS?

The past two years have seen a surge in patient volume, clinical workforce shortages and negative operating margins, jeopardizing organizations' sustainability.

Telehealth: Dispelling 5 arguments holding back one of healthcare’s best innovations

Seldom has there been a new care modality subject to more misinformation than telehealth. As anyone who has observed the industry for a length of time understands, healthcare is notoriously change-averse.

Equum Medical: Telehealth-enabled Professional Clinical Services Delivery Company

With the increasing provider and clinician burnout, it has become a challenge for hospitals to do more with less. Furthermore, the growing investment in technology—telehealth— has further disrupted clinical workflows. That’s where Equum Medical can help.

14 Business Leaders Share Their Predictions For Consumer Behavior In 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically increased the need for more content, technology-based marketing and has given individuals the agency to take control of their health. In that sense, the pandemic has changed people on an individual level and it has also permanently altered certain industries.


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