The Healthcare industry, by definition, is an integrated industry. Patient care is never just a single-care-giver responsibility. The best patient outcomes are always supported and driven by a multi-disciplinary team. The seamless handover of care from nurse to primary care doctor to specialist physician ensures that a patient receives the right care, at the right time, from the right caregiver.
This concept is not new, and the use of technology has been part of the healthcare industry since the mid-sixties in the United States. So why is the adoption of innovative healthcare such a challenge?
The answer to this question lies in the “generation gap” between the technology in use and the technology being developed.
It’s great that incubators and start-ups are developing these technology devices and sensors, but it’s often done without seeing the bigger picture. Without understanding the problems in Healthcare, it remains a challenge to get health-tech products into the mainstream. This is especially true for the B2B model where innovators try to sell their device or products to large Healthcare systems. Traditional solutions – like EHR systems were built to move away from paper-based patient records – a very specific solution to a well-understood problem. In contrast, many modern tech-tools are built without first understanding the context of the problem. The “so what” is missing.
Interoperability is the next big challenge facing the health-tech industry.
It’s no use having a fancy piece of software if it doesn’t solve a problem in a way that is meaningful to both the provider and the patient. Furthermore, the solution must be relevant within the context of end-to-end care of the patient. This means that solutions have a higher chance of adoption within systems if it satisfies the need of the system, as opposed to just a single caregiver.
Clinical workflow and seamless referrals between caregivers are crucial, not only at point-of-care (POC) but also throughout the entire healthcare system. Users will often simply ignore the tech if it doesn’t fit into their workflow.
Clinical data is of the utmost importance when your aim is to support a physician in making decisions. Generic sound or average results just will not do if the user has to trust this in order to make clinical decisions. It also means that data has to seamlessly move between individual solutions, where appropriate. As an FDA-approved device manufacturer, we understand the complexity that this brings.
So how does TeleSensi solve these challenges?
TeleSensi live-streams stethoscope audio from point to point with almost no loss of data. This means that what you hear at the destination is virtually the same as at the source. We understand the importance of high-quality audio to assist remote doctors to make clinical decisions based on what they can hear.
We understand clinical workflows.
A multi-disciplinary team of engineers and clinical staff who have worked in the field means that we know what works and what doesn’t. We know that ease of use is extremely important. One tool with seamless switching to different functionalities without compromising quality is priceless.
Health systems are constrained.
Resources are constrained and healthcare is often a high-cost, low-margin business where financial resources have to be managed carefully. This is why TeleSensi works with the digital stethoscope that you’ve got. Our aim is to enable care regardless of stethoscope, thereby preventing unnecessary investment in hardware that was not yet due for replacement. This means that we are particularly passionate about enabling care without unnecessarily increasing costs.
The right care at the right time.
With Telemedicine, you have the ability to ensure that the patients have access to care regardless of their location. In other words, a nurse practitioner in a rural clinic has the ability to perform a teleconsultation with a doctor. And with TeleSensi, the doctor will have the confidence of knowing that what he hears through his stethoscope is the same as what the nurse hears on the patient side.
With TeleSensi Cardiac, the nurse has the additional decision support of an AI that can detect heart murmurs. SensiCardiac an FDA approved class II device powers TeleSensi Cardiac.
Imagine the future of healthcare, at a lower cost.
Just imagine the impact on the cost, throughout the entire health system if you reduced the number of incorrect referrals to cardiologists, and identified the right risk-based patients for referrals?
Imagine you had all this functionality at the click of a button within the solution that your users are familiar with by deploying TeleSensi as an API widget in your platform
Imagine you had the confidence of knowing that you are managing patients and costs as effectively as possible.
Imagine all of this, in your network, in your health system, for your patients
Now make this a reality, talk to us today.