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Maryland Telehealth and Telemedicine (THTM) Survey. Rural Maryland Council Maryland Rural Health Association Upper Shore Regional Council. What is Telehealth ?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Page 1: Maryland  Telehealth  and Telemedicine (THTM) Survey

Rural Maryland CouncilMaryland Rural Health Association

Upper Shore Regional Council

Maryland Telehealth and Telemedicine (THTM)

Survey

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Telehealth: the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.

What is Telehealth?

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Telemedicine is the use of electronic communication: diagnosis, treatment, transfer of medical clinical data. Many describe telemedicine in subspecialties like telemental health, telecardiology, and teledentistry.

What is Telemedicine?

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2007 – Maryland Rural Health Plan identified access to primary and specialty care as the number one priority for a healthy rural Maryland.

2007-08 – Maryland Rural Health Association and the State Office of Rural Health holds a series of listening sessions in rural Maryland.

2009 – Maryland Rural Health Implementation Plan identified the expansion and enhancement of telehealth as the second highest priority for increasing access to specialty care for rural areas.

2009 - Rural Maryland Council holds a Telehealth Roundtable.. Conclusion: a statewide inventory of telehealth projects needs

to be done.

2009/10 – RMC, MRHA and USRC undertakes Inventory.

History

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Survey: Compilation of an accurate inventory of telehealth and telemedicine projects underway in Maryland.

Funded by the Maryland Agriculture Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF).

Rural Maryland CouncilMaryland Rural Health Association Upper Shore Regional Council

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Goal:Identify TH/TM projects underway in

Maryland.Purpose:

Advance reimbursement of services;Support credentialing and licensing;Increase access to care in rural communities;Inform statewide policy and implementation in

coordination with the statewide Health Information Exchange initiative in Maryland.

Survey

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137 organizationsAll hospitals in MarylandMaryland Federally Qualified Health CentersUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine

Along with individual departmentsJohns Hopkins Health System

Along with individual departmentsLocal Health DepartmentsDepartment of Public Safety and Correctional

ServicesDepartment of Health and Mental Hygiene

Who we targeted?

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Participants

6 Hospitals4 Health

Departments2 Medical Schools2 Mental Health

Facilities

Atlantic General Hospital Calvert Memorial Hospital Chester River Hospital Dorchester County Health

Department Johns Hopkins Medicine Johns Hopkins Schools of

Nursing and Medicine Mid Shore Mental Health

Systems Sheppard Pratt St. Mary's Hospital University of Maryland University of Maryland Medical

System University of Maryland School of

Medicine Western Maryland Health System Western Maryland Health System Wicomico County Health

Department

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Western Maryland Health System Western Maryland Regional Medical CenterUniv. of MD Cancer CenterSheppard PrattAnd others

Cardiology, Emergency services, Mental Health and Radiology.via web based software.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Sheppard Pratt Health SystemsProviding health diagnostic services and

medication management to lower shore county partners.

Funding originally through HRSA and USDANow locally funded.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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University of Maryland School of Medicine.MAPSS Perinatal Telemedicine ProjectPartners: Union Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital

Provides patient management in OB/GYN and perinatal genetic counseling through interactive video.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Johns Hopkins MedicineRemote Access in OtolaryngologyImaging, patient management, and diagnostic

services via desktop software and robotics.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Maryland Telepsychiatry Network ProgramMid Shore Mental Health Systems & others

Provides mental health diagnostic and patient management through interactive video.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

                  

                              

Mid-Shore Mental Health Systems, Inc.Excellence in Public Mental Health

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Major TH/TM Projects IdentifiedVerizon Emergency Department Robot

Project (Verizon Foundation)Johns Hopkins Medicine Center for Innovation

in Quality Patient care.Neurology and linguistic translation via interactive

video and robotics.

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Maryland eCareChristiana Hospital, Union Hospital, Atlantic

General, Calvert Memorial, Civista Medical Center, St. Mary's Hospital, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Washington County Health System.

Provides clinical critical care patient management and monitoring for Intensive Care Unit patients.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Pediatric Diagnostic Telemedicine ProjectSt. Mary’s Hospital; Children’s National

Medical CenterPediatric cardiology and neurology services

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Maryland Telehome Care NetworkUniversity of Maryland Medical System

(UMMS); Partners: Garrett County Health Department;

Chesapeake-Potomac Home Health Agency; Eastern Shore AHEC; & Western MD AHEC.

Chronic disease management through handheld wireless monitoring devices and interactive video in the homes of patients.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Telehome for Community Dwelling African Americans.Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Cardiology and chronic disease management using Intel Health Guide Telemonitoring and telehomecare device.

Major TH/TM Projects Identified

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Distribution of Surveyed TH/TM Clinical Services

Dermatology3%

General Medicine3% Pediatrics

3%

Chronic Disease Management

6%OB/GYN

6%

Radiology6%

Emergency Services9%

Cardiology12%Neurology

12%

Mental Health18%

Other 21%

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Procedures of Surveyed Projects

Monitoring; 9%

Other ; 11%

Imaging; 17%

Diagnostic; 26%

Patient Manage-

ment; 37%

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1. Patient satisfaction2. Provider satisfaction3. Decreased length of hospital stay

General Benefits of TH/TM

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Reported improvement to delivery of care

0%

5%

10%

15%

20%

25%

7%

12%

17%

19%

21%

24%

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ReimbursementCredentialing of ProvidersCost of equipmentHigh administrative costInteractive video

Cited barriers to TH/TM

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1. Reimbursement and Financing2. State leadership3. Broadband Access4. Reimbursement of Private payers5. Licensing and credentialing

Priorities for Maryland

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Discussion/Questions?