Meta Gatschenberger, RN, CC, LNC, Reviews Her Best Telehealth Books and Care Coordination Books
Telehealth and Telemedicine – The Future of Rural Health Care
What is Telemedicine?
Telemedicine or Telehealth uses the Internet, Tablets and Computers to provide clinical healthcare to Rural Medical Facilities, Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities. Think of Telemedicine as a “Virtual Doctor”. Telemedicine has been used to overcome geographical barriers and to improve community access to essential medical services that would often not be consistently available in rural communities, such as in the Rural Southern Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee. Telemedicine can be used to save lives in critical care and emergency situations!
Benefits of TeleHealth
• Implement Medical Evaluation and Treatments before acute illnesses escalate.
• Reducing Costs for Patients and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).
• Reduced 30-Day Readmissions for Post-Acute Care Patients.
• Reduced Hospitalizations.
• Reduced Trips to the ER.
• Patients receive High-Quality Healthcare from the comfort and convenience of their own room.
Uses of Remote TeleHealth Systems
• Nursing Homes.
• Long Term Care Facilities.
• School Nurse Departments.
• Corporate Nurse Departments.
• Cruise Ships and Cargo Ships.
• Offshore Oil Rigs.
• Remote Villages.
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About Meta Gatschenberger, RN, CC, LNC
Meta Gatschenberger, RN, CC, LNC
Meta Gatschenberger, RN, CC, LNC is a seasoned Clinical Nurse Care Coordinator at the Watauga Medical Center (WMC) in Boone, North Carolina.
Meta has over 30 years experience as a RN, with over 10 years at Rural North Carolina Hospitals in Cleveland County, Wilkes County, Ashe County and Watauga County.
What is the Role of a Clinical Nurse Care Coordinator?
• Assist in the coordinator of health care following a Telehealth Provider encounter.
• Work with medical facilities as a Clinical Liaison. Communicate directly with Directors of Nursing, Medical Directors, Primary Care Physicians and Patients Direct Care RN to ensure the continuity of care is passed down from the physicians to the patients.
• Triage medical calls, act as the Clinical Liaison with medical facilities regarding at risk patients, documentation or clarification concerns.
• Create medical reports for clients regarding clinical encounters.
• Advocate and promote best care practices.
• This can be setup as a Work-At-Home Nursing Position.
Telehealth Books and Recources
Meta Gatschenberger, RN, CC, LNC, reviews Telehealth Books and Telehealth Resources for Hospital Administrators, who are establishing Telehealth and Telemedicine Programs at their Rural Hospitals and Rural Medical Centers.
Meta’s Registered Nurse Qualifications
Inpatient Physicians Group Care Coordinator, 2013 – Present.
Registered Nurse, RN, 1993 – Present.
RN Licenses: North Carolina, Illinois, California, Nevada.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – ACLS, Basic Life Support – BLS.
Legal Nurse Consultant, LNC, 2009 – 2013.
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