VitalTech presents Senior Residing amenities free Telehealth entry
VitalTech, a rapidly growing leader in virtual care, announced that it offers free access to telemedicine to senior and long-term care facilities. This comprehensive strategy gives caregivers and their residents unrestricted access to the VitalCare platform. This initiative is supported by a partnership with the Ziegler shortcut Age mediumin a joint effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The VitalCare platform enables providers to remotely examine patients for COVID-19 symptoms to determine if further testing is recommended. In addition, high-risk and older populations are becoming safer because nurses can perform routine office visits remotely.
The VitalTech campaign follows several demands for an expanded use of Virtual Care by the White House. CMS then significantly expanded Medicare beneficiary telemedicine services to give patients better access to virtual care.
“As a provider of virtual care innovations, we believe that it is our company's job to help in every possible way. The technology available on the VitalCare platform protects seniors and their care teams by reducing the risk of exposure, ”said James Hamilton, VitalTech's chief executive officer.
“To ensure better care, immediate and effective diagnoses and decisions are required. The VitalCare platform offers more than traditional telehealth offerings, including real-time monitoring, communication and convenience. "
With VitalCare's HIPAA-compatible platform, caregivers and residents can connect online or through the app to chat with each other via video chat, phone call or message. In addition, physicians can remotely monitor the vital signs reported by patients themselves and receive notifications when defined threshold values are exceeded. The VitalCare app is available for iOS and Android users via the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
In addition to the VitalCare platform, the VitalCare family app gives family members access to a patient's health. It also enables video calls and gives patients the opportunity to get involved – especially important in times of social distance.
"For your highest-risk patients, our turnkey patient monitoring solutions should be considered," said Peter Ianace, VitalTech's Chief Operations Officer. “Our goal is to keep seniors as safe and healthy as possible. The easier the system is to use, the higher the compliance. "
"Helping seniors, the largest generation, to stay healthy and resilient is currently a top priority," said John Hopper, chief investment officer of the Ziegler Link Age Funds. “Virtual care is critical to public health and helps reduce the effects of the coronavirus. We are proud to support VitalTech in introducing this initiative to work together to ensure the safety of residents in senior citizens' communities or at home. "