Time to Embrace Telemedicine at Your Skilled Nursing Facility

Curve Health
July 12, 2023
Time to Embrace Telemedicine at Your Skilled Nursing Facility

Time to Embrace Telemedicine at your Skilled Nursing Facility

Address your core objectives of delivering exceptional care, improving patient outcomes, and maintaining financial sustainability with virtual care.

In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, telemedicine has emerged as a powerful tool that has the potential to change the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) deliver care. It is crucial to recognize the significant advantages of integrating telemedicine (or virtual care) solutions into your facility. 

This integration presents a myriad of advantages that can revolutionize the delivery of care. In today's ever-evolving healthcare landscape, it is essential for SNFs, like yours, to recognize the pressing need for telemedicine and its potential to transform the way residents are cared for. By embracing virtual care solutions, your facility can address core objectives such as delivering exceptional care, improving patient outcomes, and maintaining financial sustainability.

Delivering Exceptional Care

Providing the highest level of care to your high acuity patients is a primary objective. Telemedicine offers an innovative approach to care delivery by enabling timely interventions, remote monitoring, and expert consultations without the need for patients to leave the comfort and safety of your facility. This means that you can provide specialized care to your patients, ensuring prompt response to emergencies, reducing readmission rates, and ultimately improving census and patient outcomes. Telemedicine empowers you and your healthcare providers to address critical situations promptly and deliver the necessary care when it is most needed.

Improving Patient Outcomes

Your core objective is to deliver exceptional care and improve patient outcomes and your bottom line. Telemedicine enables you to achieve this by enhancing care coordination, reducing healthcare gaps, improving the continuity of care, and improving census by care of higher acuity patients. Virtual care solutions, like Curve Health, streamline communication and collaboration among healthcare providers, including primary care physicians, specialists, and therapists. Real-time information sharing, remote consultations, and coordinated care planning become more accessible, resulting in improved patient outcomes and a more efficient care delivery system.

Maintaining Financial Sustainability

Maintaining financial sustainability is crucial for any SNF, and telemedicine can contribute to this objective. By implementing virtual care solutions, you can optimize resource utilization, reduce hospital readmissions, and improve efficiency in care delivery. Additionally, the recent CMS changes in reimbursement policies provide you with the opportunity to generate revenue through every telehealth visit you facilitate. Embracing telemedicine enables you to drive ROI while providing enhanced care to your patients. The lower barriers to participation make it easier than ever to embrace telemedicine and leverage its benefits.

It is essential to recognize that telemedicine in SNFs is an untapped opportunity. While its adoption in other healthcare settings has been significant, SNFs have yet to fully embrace its potential. 

The integration of telemedicine in skilled nursing facilities offers a multitude of advantages that can revolutionize care delivery. By recognizing the importance of telemedicine in addressing the needs of high acuity patients, embracing untapped opportunities, and leveraging recent CMS changes, your SNF can achieve its core objectives of delivering exceptional care, improving patient outcomes, and maintaining financial sustainability. Telemedicine presents an innovative and effective approach to care delivery, allowing your facility to adapt to the evolving healthcare landscape and provide the best possible outcomes for your residents. 

Curve Health has a virtual care solution for your SNF:
  • Differentiate your facility and lead the way in providing advanced healthcare services
  • Expand your reach to remote areas, attracting more patients who may not have easy access to care
  • Position yourself as a pioneer in the market, attracting patients seeking innovative and comprehensive care
  • We are not a provider network therefore, your providers come first and we work to complement your existing care infrastructure. 

By embracing telemedicine, your SNF can be at the forefront of delivering quality care and positively impacting the lives of those you serve. 

Ready to see Curve Health in action? 

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Time to Embrace Telemedicine at Your Skilled Nursing Facility