Address:
2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
USA
202-741-3000
Contact Information
James Betz
Innovative Practice Program Manager
202-741-2905
jbetz@mfa.gwu.edu
Year Incorporated or Founded:
2000
State Incorporated or Founded:
District of Columbia
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers, Medical specialty service provider to non-healthcare systems
Corporate Structure:
Private nonprofit
Description of Services:

The GW Medical Faculty Associates Inc. (MFA) is the largest multi-specialty physician group practice in Washington, DC and employs over 750 clinicians who treat more than 4,600 patients per day in its 51 medical specialties. The MFA is a not-for-profit organization that supports the education and research missions of the George Washington University School of Medicine.

The MFA's Department of Emergency Medicine's Innovative Practice Section has delivered novel medical solutions throughout the U.S. and across the globe for over 25 years. The Section operates a broad range of tele-health and remote medical access programs; mobile health and event medicine projects; and research and consulting initiatives in the areas of Emergency Medicine and other medical sub-specialties.

Tele-Services:
Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency medicine, Homecare, Infectious disease, Integrated care, Mobile health (mHealth), Patient monitoring, Psychiatry, Stroke, Urgent care
Ancillary Services:
Continuing education, Continuing medical education, Distance education
Currently providing services in:
Alaska, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
Alaska, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Target(s) for services:
Accountable Care Organizations; Correctional facilities; Urban/suburban Hospitals; Military bases; Patients directly; Private physician practices
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
100+
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
51-60
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
platform-agnostic
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
Information not available
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
0-5 minutes
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Less than 1 week
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
Yes
Number of teleconsults performed 2012:
>1000
Number of teleconsults performed 2013:
>1000
Number of teleconsults performed 2014:
>1000
Provides Billing Services:
Yes, we assist the clinical sites with billing
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna), Tricare
Teleproviders are physically located in:
District of Columbia
How teleproviders are recruited:
All teleproviders are board-certified or board-eligible actively practicing physicians who also hold faculty appointments at The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Other Payment Model:
We offer a variety of payment models depending upon the services provided.
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Yes
Minimum monthly consultation requirement:
no minimum
Minimum number of hospital beds:
no minimum
Minimum number of ICU or NICU beds:
no minimum

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