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Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.
The new equipment lets doctors look at patients in the ambulance through a camera and allows face-to-face communication before the patient arrives at the hospital.
Permanently expanding access will involve striking a balance between costs and quality, dealing with privacy concerns and potential fraud, and figuring out how telehealth can reach marginalized patients, including people with mental health problems.
Pulsara announced today that the company has received a 2020 Telehealth Award from HealthTechZone.com, a leading healthcare technology news source.
The new program, termed Corona Care Israel, is a free, anonymous, 24/7 mental health service that provides critical relief to first responders and health care workers suffering from the mental health stress of COVID-19.
Video telemedicine in the ambulance was a new concept to most paramedic survey respondents in this 2017 study, and most agreed or were neutral with the concept that telemedicine has the potential to improve the patient care experience.