Rural hospitals are critical to the overall health of the communities they serve. However, many hospitals can't staff out all clinical lines, especially non-procedure based services like infectious disease, neurology, pulmonology, psychiatry, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, nephrology, etc.
1. Understand the various negative medical and financial impacts of not offering key non-procedure based specialties locally
2. Understand the recent reimbursement changes in Medicare and other Payors' telemedicine coverage and what that means for hospitals’ physician coverage options
3. Understand the options available for specialty teleconsults, beyond the standard telestroke model, and the benefits unique to each
4. Understand what medical and financial benefits hospitals that have implemented remote specialty coverage have seen, and the related best practice takeaways
Meena Mallipeddi, CEO, T SQRD: Meena co-founded T SQRD after many years of working on the business side of the healthcare industry and seeing the need (both medically and financially) for more specialty access in small and rural hospitals.
Anand Nathan, COO, T SQRD: Anand co-founded T SQRD with the mission to connect medical facilities, no matter where they are, to the specialists they need to deliver the best patient care.