Compassion Fatigue

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Compassion Fatigue Article Summary: 2020 has been exceptionally hard on healthcare professionals. With so much going on, it’s only understandable that many are battling compassion fatigue. Given the nature of the job, healthcare professionals can’t afford to deal with compassion fatigue, especially in a time where their services are as important as ever. Understanding what causes compassion fatigue and how

Relief Provider

Relief Providers

Team sports are easily comparable to life. Nowhere is this more apparent than with a healthcare team. Just as in sports, healthcare teams need their “back up players” to step up and fill in when the “star players” are tired. While your physicians may be seen as the “star players,” they still need their relievers and pinch hitters to keep

CMC Telehealth Rule Changes Following CoVID-19

Telehealth Restrictions Lifted

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way the world works and has been a massive strain on all of our lives. While it’s nearly impossible to try and find a silver lining, there are some positives that have come out of the pandemic. One of those positives was the changes made to The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

3 Advantages of Telemedicine in Critical Access Hospitals

3 advantages to telemedicine

Even before the pandemic began, telemedicine and teledocs were rising in popularity. Now that we are living in a post-COVID world, the need for telemedicine, especially in hospitals, is even greater. It’s more important than ever that we provide the medical attention patients need. “At Horizon Virtual, we have always helped critical access hospitals and medical facilities with our telehospitalist services. Our remote

Traditional Telemedicine vs Horizon Virtual Telehealth Services

Traditional Telemedicine vs Horizon Virtual

Telemedicine is helping to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare providers. However, did you know that there are several different types of telemedicine? Here are some of the key differences between traditional telemedicine and Horizon Virtual Telehealth services. What is Traditional Telemedicine? Traditional telemedicine services are designed so patients can communicate with their doctor from the comfort of their

WHA Telehealth Webinar

WHA Telehealth Webinar

WHA Telehealth Webinar August 10th, 2020 @ 1:00p (Replay Available)   CoVID-19 shares symptoms with 40+ other common viral illnesses. When a providers reports symptoms, they will need to be tested before returning to work.  Tests are easy to acquire, however, the results may take up to a day or more to know if they are positive, and if it

Case Study Success

Progression of Healthcare

Case Study: The Virtual Hospitalist A Single-Site Implementation Bringing Hospitalist Coverage to Critical Access Hospitals.   A COVERAGE SOLUTION The ways to which medicine is being practiced has advanced by leaps and bounds. Now the ways to which we provide medical coverage has advanced as well. CASE STUDY BACKGROUND On-site hospitalist care can improve patient care, but it is economically

Why Telemedicine is the Future of Hospitalists

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Telemedicine is booming in popularity in critical access hospitals and appears to be the future of the industry. Many hospitals are shifting their models to include hospitalists and telemedicine because it increases the quality and efficiency of patient care. That is why Horizon Virtual is here to partner with hospitals with our telehospitalist platform to help them take care of

Overnight Physician Staffing at Critical Access Hospitals

Critical access hospitals have a unique set of challenges as they work to take care of those that live in the surrounding communities. Horizon Virtual works with hospital employees to provide a virtual solution for overnight physicians that are needed to staff critical access hospitals. We do this by providing virtual overnight physicians to rural hospitals.  Challenges Critical Access Hospitals

Inpatient Telehealth

Removal of Limitations on Inpatient Telehealth

Removal of Limitations on Inpatient Telehealth Clinicians can now provide more services to beneficiaries via telehealth so that clinicians can take care of their patients while mitigating the risk of the spread of the virus. Under the public health emergency, all beneficiaries across the country can receive Medicare telehealth and other communications technology- based services wherever they are located. Clinicians