EMHS Telehealth

Improving Rural Maine’s Critical Access to Emergency, Chronic Disease Care, Psychiatry and Diabetes Management through Telemedicine and Telehealth Monitoring. Network Partners: EMHS (serves nine counties in Maine); Eastern Maine Medical Center; The Acadia Hospital (Bangor); Eastern Maine HomeCare (Penobscot, Hancock, Aroostook and Washington Counties); Emergency Medical Services; The Aroostook Medical Center (Presque Isle); Inland Hospital (Waterville); Blue Hill Memorial Hospital (Blue Hill); Sebasticook Valley Hospital; Mayo Regional Hospital (Dover Foxcroft); Redington-Fairview (Skowhegan), Penobscot Bay Medical Center (Rockport), C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital (Greenville), Houlton Regional Hospital (Houlton), Mount Desert Island Hospital (Bar Harbor) and Millinocket Regional Hospital (Millinocket) Medical Purpose: To provide patient-centered care to rural residents in northern, central & eastern Maine. Telehealth technology, linking care between providers from the Clinical Access Hospitals and the Trauma Center, will assist stabilizing and improving patient care, as well as managing healthcare resources more effectively by reducing transfers, emergency department visits and re-hospitalizations; To improve emergency access to Trauma, Pediatric Critical Care, and Psychiatry specialists. Having specilized service available will improve patient’s outcomes To improve Diabetes Mellitus Care Management By incorporating self-management of glucose control and providers data using telehomecare monitoring.

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Telehealth

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