Kaiser Family Foundation reported that hospitalizations from SNF patients are avoidable by utilizing telehealth.
DCCS Telemedicine Physician Network meets the needs of SNF facilities by providing internal medicine physician coverage on-demand:
Respond to patients timely, on-site, and at the bedside
Improve patient outcomes
Improve patient and staff engagement
Lower re-admissions, hospitalization rates, and ED visits
Reduce costly, medically unnecessary hospital transports
Increase savings and decrease Medicare expenses
Sustain on-site care for higher-acuity patients
"CMS reported that about 45% of all hospital transfers from SNFs can be avoided through access to virtual care.
By adding the DCCS Telemedicine Physician Network Internal Medicine Specialists, many SNF's can drastically improve the quality of care and avoid costly penalties."