Improving Transition of Care with Telehealth Medicine
Under IEP's leadership St. Joseph Mercy Oakland became the first Trinity Hospital to develop and execute telehealth programs that are improving readmission rates and transition of care.
EMS-ED doc Face2Face is a telemedicine initiative that provides real time consultation with patients who were recently discharged via EMS to aid in the prevention of readmissions
RSVP (Remote Specialists Visiting Physicians) is a joint community paramedicine pilot program that brings physicians face-to-face with patients in their homes through HIPAA-secure audio and video technology. Specially-trained paramedics are sent to homes of recently discharged patients, tablet or remote technology in hand, to complete check-ups and connect patients with IEP physician