Eagle Telemedicine has launched a new suite of services particularly for Critical Access Hospitals that use nurse practitioners and physician assistants to provide inpatient care. These non-physician providers (NPPs) are often the primary care givers in many rural communities, providing care in the clinic, emergency department and inpatient setting.
NPPs are an important and, often times, vital resource in patient care in their respective community and with primary care physician resources dwindling and the pressures of a busy outpatient practice, NPPs may find collaboration with physicians on their in-hospital patients more difficult.
Eagle Telemedicine’s TeleHospitalist service can help. Eagle has a team of inpatient specialists dedicated to collaborating with NPPs for inpatient care. Eagle’s team has over 10 years of telemedicine experience and are all board certified internal medicine physicians.
An Eagle partner, only a few weeks into operations, has been able to successfully collaborate to retain patients in the hospital that would have otherwise been transferred, and receive collaborative training and rounds to ensure that patients receive optimal care for their condition.
Eagle is pleased to be a pioneer in offering this service and welcomes new Critical Access Hospital partners to join this unique model for optimal inpatient care.