Houston, Texas, USA – Eceptionist, Inc. announced today that is has been selected by the LSU Health Sciences Center Medical Informatics and Telemedicine (MI&T) Program for use in the state of Louisiana.
Eceptionist in conjunction with LSU will implement electronic solutions that facilitate the delivery of health care services between patients and providers both for medical facilities and correctional facilities statewide.
“Eceptionist is exceptionally pleased to partner with LSU’s MI&T group. This partnership represents a bold initiative to deliver healthcare services throughout the state of Louisiana. By implementing the Eceptionist solution, LSU will be able to better serve the citizens and patients throughout the state of Louisiana via improving the efficiency of the delivery of specialty consultative” reported Deborah Jones of Eceptionist.
Telehealth is defined as the use of information and communications technology to deliver health services, expertise and information over distances. Medical Informatics is the science underlying the acquisition, maintenance, retrieval, and application of biomedical knowledge and information to improve patient care, medical education, and health sciences research.
The Eceptionist platform that will be used by LSU and its medical and correctional associated facilities and clinics will help manage and support different services that are provided by the proprietary solution. A summary of the benefits is included below.
- Improves the quality of the healthcare that is available to patients in their local areas by giving patients access to specialties that are not provided in the areas where they live
- Access to second opinions from specialists not in the region
- Continuity of care for remote follow-up patients
Reduces the amount of unnecessary patient transfers
- Promotes continuing medical education