How we use telemedicine at Tanner
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Virtual access to therapy and behavioral health services
Behavioral health specialists — including psychiatrists and therapists — can offer confidential screening and consultative services and follow-up appointments in real-time through live video using the telemedicine program.
NEUROLOGY - Virtual stroke therapy and rehabilitation services
Through the telemedicine program and with a nurse’s assistance, experts in neurological care can virtually monitor, examine and assess a stroke patient and order a course of lifesaving treatment.
CONSULTATIONS AND SPECIALIST REFERRALS - Convenient online appointments with a clinical specialist
Through real-time videoconferencing tools, healthcare providers can refer patients to medical specialists, conduct virtual consultations and schedule on-line appointments to discuss diagnostic exam results and even electronically prescribe medication.
DIABETES - Virtual expert support to help manage diabetes
Clinical specialists can track and monitor a patient’s medical information — such as blood glucose levels, medication prescriptions and dosage, medical history and medical appointments — and intervene before a problem arises that could necessitate an emergency department visit or hospitalization.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - Virtual clinical support and access to tools and resources
Patients have convenient access to weight management tools and resources they need to effectively manage their weight, receiving support from clinical specialists, nutrition experts and health and lifestyle coaches.
PULMONOLOGY - Convenient access to pulmonary medicine specialists
Expert physicians can provide pulmonary rehabilitation services, review diagnostic exam results, X-rays and CT scans virtually and safely over video-connected devices.
TELE-ICU - A virtual physician at your bedside, at the push of a button
Clinical specialist utilize sophisticated telecommunication technology to diagnose routine illness and provide urgent care services to critically ill patients