About 90% of U.S. counties have a below-average density of infectious disease specialists. This is acute for rural areas. Timely access to an infectious disease specialist early in the care cycle can help prevent hospital admission and avoid costly ED/urgent care visits. Patients receiving infectious disease intervention within 2 days of hospital admission had significantly lower mortality and readmission, and 4% lower hospital length-of-stay. Virtual visits with nod specialists helps patients avoid inpatient infections related to hospital care.
Contact us today to find out how easy it is to fill provider gaps, conduct a provider-to-provider consultation for quick answers and to refer patients to our virtual specialists for support through the continuum of care and to avoid readmissions.