ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SOC Telemed (SOC), the leader in acute care telemedicine, today announces its selection by Prime Healthcare to deliver a scalable and flexible technology platform for Prime's national telemedicine operations. Prime Healthcare, one of the nation's leading healthcare providers with 45 hospitals in 14 states, will use SOC's Telemed IQ to support its standardization efforts across both clinical care and workflow.
"As one of the most prominent hospital systems in the country, it's natural to desire consistency when looking to scale," says Hammad Shah, CEO for SOC Telemed. "This selection enables Prime to achieve system-level control and visibility over its telemedicine initiatives – standardizing workflows, care and reporting capabilities using Telemed IQ's fully customizable offerings."
SOC will support consults in psychiatry, neurology, and critical care for all Prime hospitals, anticipating additional specialties as Prime Healthcare adds service lines into its telemedicine program in the future.
"We look forward to implementing Telemed IQ's powerful reporting and analytics capabilities to support our varying clinical needs across our entire health system," notes Harsha Gopinath, director of telemedicine services for Prime Healthcare. "Telemedicine is one of the many ways Prime Healthcare serves our patients with convenient, high quality care, and ensures quick access to specialists through technology."
Telemed IQ is in use today in more than 500 hospitals nationwide. The enterprise telemedicine platform is comprehensive yet fully customizable, delivering efficiency, operations support, expertise, and partnership needed to achieve program success – now and in the future.
To learn more about Telemed IQ, stop by SOC Telemed booth #401 at HIMSS 2019.
About Prime Healthcare
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals in 14 states. It is one of the nation's leading healthcare service providers with nearly 45,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare, garning top quality and patient safety awards nationwide. Fifteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are not-for-profit, and members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. For more information, visit www.primehealthcare.com
About SOC Telemed
SOC Telemed (SOC) is the largest national provider of telemedicine technology and solutions to hospitals, health systems, post-acute providers, physician networks, value-based care organizations, and health plans. Built on proven and scalable infrastructure as an enterprise-wide solution, SOC's technology platform, Telemed IQ, rapidly deploys and seamlessly optimizes telemedicine programs across the continuum of care. SOC provides a supportive and dedicated partner presence, virtually delivering patient care through teleNeurology, telePsychiatry, and teleICU as well as enabling healthcare organizations to build sustainable telemedicine programs in any clinical specialty. SOC enables organizations to enrich their care models and touch more lives by supplying healthcare teams with industry-leading solutions that drive improved clinical care, patient outcomes, and organizational health. The company was the first provider of acute clinical telemedicine services to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and has maintained that accreditation every year since inception. SOC Telemed is backed by Warburg Pincus and CRG. For more information, visit www.soctelemed.com.
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