In December, Governor Rick Snyder signed a telemedicine bill with restrictions on the practice into law. Today, that law takes full effect.
Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital adds virtual technology to hospitalist program
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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iNDIGO Health Partners is on the INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the fifth straight year.
“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…”
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
“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.”
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.
iNDIGO Health Partners was named to the Inc. 5000 (#3435), an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, for the fourth time in 2015. The company’s revenue was $37.3 million in 2014, representing 95 percent growth over three years. It created 85 new jobs over that time period and today employs 165.
Bringing a doctor to a patient — even if they’re miles apart. That’s the idea behind Telemedicine. The United States Department of Agriculture awarded a grant of more than $200,000 to iNDIGO Health Partners to expand Telemedicine services to communities across Northern Michigan.