Address:
Brody School of Medicine
600 Moye Blvd Brody 1H-10
Greenville, North Carolina 27835
USA
252-744-3855
Contact Information
Peter Kragel
MD
Medical Director
252-744-3855
kragelp@ecu.edu
Year Incorporated or Founded:
1991
State Incorporated or Founded:
North Carolina
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers, Medical specialty service provider to non-healthcare systems
Company Type - Other:
Non-physicians service providers to various entities across NC
Corporate Structure:
Public nonprofit
Description of Services:

The ECU Telemedicine Center is the point of entry for distribution of medical services under the ECU's Health Sciences Division utilizing telemedicine technologies to various entities across North Carolina and internationally. The Telemedicine Center staff provides a platform for educational experiences and training in telehealth delivery of patient care.

Tele-Services:
Audiology, Cardiology, Chronic disease management, Dentistry, Dermatology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, ICU (intensive care unit), Infectious disease, Internal medicine, Mental health, Mobile health (mHealth), Nutrition, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonary medicine, Radiology, Rheumatology, Speech language pathology, Wound care
Tele-Services - Other:
Internet based Audiology testing
Ancillary Services:
Continuing medical education, Distance education, Language interpretation services, Patient education, Support groups
Currently providing services in:
North Carolina
Target(s) for services:
Community mental health clinics; Correctional facilities; Educational institutions; Government agencies; Rural hospitals; Urban/suburban Hospitals; Military bases; Patients directly; Private physician practices; Schools
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
50-99
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
31-40
Number part-time NP telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number part-time MSW telehealth professionals:
1-5
Number part-time PhD telehealth professionals:
16-20
Number part-time RN telehealth professionals:
16-20
Number part-time PharmDs telehealth professionals:
6-10
Number part-time other:
11-15
Other telehealth professionals:
Non-physician services: Physical Therapists; Audiologists; Nutritionists; Psychologists
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Less than 1 month
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
Cisco; Polycom; platform-agnostic
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
Yes
How EHR interfaces with the EHR of the referring/consulting site:
Interfaces only with those sites with like EHR interfaces.
Company uses an electronic health record system that is certified by ONC:
Yes
Edition ONC HIT Certification Program company's EHR is certified for:
2011 Edition
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
Information not available
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
1-2 weeks
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
Yes
How clinical practice guidelines are integrated:
Most of our provider areas are set within clinical settings and follow practice guidelines as if patient were actually in the room.
Number of teleconsults performed 2012:
3500
Number of teleconsults performed 2013:
3500
Number of teleconsults performed 2014:
3500
Number of teleconsults performed 2015:
1425
Provides Billing Services:
Yes, we do the billing
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna), Tricare
Teleproviders are physically located in:
North Carolina
Other Payment Model:
Contractual and Fee for Service
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Yes
Minimum monthly consultation requirement:
Information not available
Minimum number of hospital beds:
Information not available
Minimum number of ICU or NICU beds:
Information not available

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