21st Century healthcare is about making the right connections, at the right time, to provide the best quality of care. The goal is to seamlessly link nursing home residents, physicians and advanced registered nurse practitioners to remote medical specialists through collaborative virtual care, including video conferencing.
Plaza Health Network’s seven South Florida rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities are rolling out this interactive technology to allow rapid, real-time, remote physician monitoring of patients utilizing the latest technological advances.
In this Q&A, Ann-Lynn Denker, PhD, ARNP, Chief Clinical Officer at Plaza Health Network, explains how telemetry can improve the quality of nursing home care, enhance patient comfort by minimizing the disruption of traveling to a hospital or medical specialist, while reducing costs for hospitals by decreasing unnecessary hospital readmissions. Read More