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The case for tele-emergency services
Date:2/4/2014

New research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can successfully extend emergency care in rural hospitals. A summary of the research was published in the new February edition of Health Affairs.

Tele-emergency is the urgent care component of telehealth, a term used to describe services consisting of diagnosis, treatment, assessment, monitoring, communications, and education of medical conditions via digital technologies like videoconferencing. Telehealth can deliver important medical services where they are needed most, and remove barriers of time, distance, and limited health care providers. This includes remote, rural areas and medically underserved urban communities.

"Tele-emergency improves patient care through integrated services that deliver the right care at the right time and the right place," says Keith Mueller, professor in the UI's College of Public Health and the study's lead author. "Our country's health care system is in a massive state of change, and it's through services such as this that we'll be able to address patient need and assist in the financial concerns of smaller medical care units."

As part of the research, the authors conducted an evaluation of a widely implemented tele-emergency service in the upper Midwest that provides 24/7 connection between an urban "hub" emergency department (ED) and 71 remote hospitals. At any time, clinical staff members at the remote hospitals can press a button for immediate, synchronous audio/video connection to the tele-emergency hub ED.

Through surveys, phone interviews, and site visits, Mueller and his team found that 95 percent of respondents felt that "tele-emergency improves the quality of care at my facility." In addition, tele-emergency services served as a forum for physicians to seek second opinions and improved adherence to evidence-based clinical protocols.

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Contact: Richard Lewis
richard-c-lewis@uiowa.edu
319-384-0012
University of Iowa
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