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Tele-hospital medicine branches out

July 14, 2017 | Today's Hospitalist

Paula S. Katz | Today's Hospitalist

Opportunities range from night coverage to virtual programs

HOSPITAL MEDICINE is primed for its close-up in telehealth. Hospitals and hospitalists have seen the success of telemedicine in more focused types of care; think tele-ICU and tele-trauma. Now they want to branch out into tele-hospital medicine and replicate the same upsides: improved access for remote populations, 24/7 care, reduced costs and better patient outcomes.

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital adds virtual technology to hospitalist program

March 13, 2017 | Ludington Daily News

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is expanding use of telemedicine, in which patients interact with a physician via an internet connection, to its hospitalist program.

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Michigan Breaks Silence On Telemedicine For First Time

March 21, 2017 | 9&10 News

Sarah Grimmer

In December, Governor Rick Snyder signed a telemedicine bill with restrictions on the practice into law. Today, that law takes full effect.

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Growing Telehealth Field in Spotlight

August 1, 2016 | Traverse City Business News

Amy Lane

Telehealth Bill to provide regulatory framework

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INC 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies – Five Consecutive Years

September 12, 2016 |

iNDIGO Health Partners is on the INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the fifth straight year.

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iNDIGO partners with local hospitals to save community healthcare

December 15, 2015 | Traverse City Business News

Lynn Geiger

“The willingness to collaborate with the hospital to meet their needs was a fairly novel idea as most providers approach their relationship with hospitals as one of ‘what can you do for me’?” said iNDIGO principal Dr. Ken Friar. “We understood that we would only do well if the hospital did well…”

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PAs, NPs Seizing Key Leadership Roles

July 26, 2016 | The Hospitalist - July 2016

Larry Beresford

Since hospital medicine’s early days, hospitalist physicians have worked alongside physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). Some PAs and NPs have ascended to positions of leadership

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Why hospitalists are embracing telehealth

May 19, 2016 | Today's Hospitalist

Deborah Gesensway

“If health care has lagged behind, it is catching up. Telemedicine, which has been the next new thing for many years, has already made major inroads in tele-stroke care, tele-psychiatry and tele-ICUs. And increasingly, hospital medicine is getting involved.”

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iNDIGO Health Partners awarded USDA grant to promote Telemedicine services

December 7, 2015 |

iNDIGO Health Partners has been awarded a federal grant by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote better access to health care in communities across northern Michigan. The company is eligible to receive $226,803 in matching funds to partner with hospitals in 13 counties in Northern Michigan.

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