Innovator Health is working with one rural Arkansas hospital, the Great River Medical Center, to increase revenue (by $1.6 million/year) and deliver better care to patients.
Telemedicine and telehealth technology are already having an impact on health care, but many providers struggle to see the benefits.
Often it is a cultural struggle – leadership doesn’t provide enough support to the initiative or physicians are reluctant to change even if it is a benefit to patients.
Other times, it may be a problem with the technology. Not all telemedicine systems are created equal, and without the right technology the solution may become an impediment, rather than building the relationship between the patient and doctor.
To save you the time of having to read anymore, the simple answer is yes. However, if you want to learn how, I encourage you to keep reading.