19 minutes | Mar 2, 2021

Rural Hospitals Telehealth: Reinventing from the Pandemic

On today’s podcast show we’re going to be talking about Reinventing the Rural Hospitals Revenue Model during COVID and Telehealth in rural areas, brought to you by One Touch Telehealth. We have a great guest with us today.Ashley Williams is the CEO of Innova Emergency Medical Associates and has over twenty years of healthcare experience.  She was recently named a Woman to Watch by ColoradoBiz magazine for her contributions to the Colorado economy.Rural hospitals around the country have just been overwhelmed with trying to keep their employees safe during the pandemic while dealing with an increase in high acuity patients. Besides, they have seen a major reduction in people coming into the ER for low acuity needs and rural hospitals are still seeing a reduction in elective and outpatient surgeries.What can rural hospital executives do to combat this with operational efficiencies and new revenue opportunities to help them stay afloat during these tough times.What ways are the emergency departments getting creative during financial stress?  How can rural hospitals utilize telehealth to increase efficiencies or new revenue opportunities to support their local community and fight closure? How can the ED or rural hospitals partner with local senior communities? What should be on the roadmap in 2021 for rural hospital administrators?To learn more about One Touch Telehealth or Innova Emergency Medical Associates.wSupport the show (http://www.helpinghumans.care)
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