• Benefits to Hospitals

    Hospitals and health care providers participating in UMMC's telehealth programs benefit in the following ways: 

    • Improve operating margins
      • Increase revenue by avoiding transfers and increasing Case Mix Index
      • Decreate cost per case
      • Increase volume
    • Keep patients closer to home and family
    • Enhance clinician recruitment and retention
    • Access to specialty physicians
    • Elimination of geographic barriers
    • Avoids unnecessary transfers
    • Access to distance education - workforce development
    • Care coordination - avoid duplication of testing