Care delivery in real-time: Implementing telehealth in EMS

As EMS sheds its perceived role as a transportation service, telehealth enables treat-and-refer or treat-in-place delivery models. Connecting patients to advanced levels of care in the field empowers EMS providers to provide the right level of intervention at the right time, and to transport patients to the best destination, saving them time and money, and limiting the demand on hospitals and healthcare resources.

This series will examine the technology needed to implement telehealth and the virtual training EMS providers need to make it effective for individual patients and scalable for the population.

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About Care delivery in real-time: Implementing telehealth in EMS

As EMS sheds its perceived role as a transportation service, telehealth enables treat-and-refer or treat-in-place delivery models. Connecting patients to advanced levels of care in the field empowers EMS providers to provide the right level of intervention at the right time, and to transport patients to the best destination, saving them time and money, and limiting the demand on hospitals and healthcare resources.

This series will examine the technology needed to implement telehealth and the virtual training EMS providers need to make it effective for individual patients and scalable for the population.

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