Address:
993-F Johnson Ferry Road NE
Suite 120
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
USA
404-256-7743
Contact Information
Michael Woodcock
Executive Sales Director
404-256-7743
michael.woodcock@acutecaretelemed.com
Year Incorporated or Founded:
2009
State Incorporated or Founded:
Georgia
Company Type:
Medical specialty service provider to healthcare providers
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT) is the leading practice-based provider of Telemedicine services for hospitals seeking around-the-clock stroke and other urgent Neurological care. Founded in 2009 and currently licensed in 9 states including Arizona, ACT allows hospitals to access highly-respected expert Neurologists and Telemedicine technologies. ACT provides: •Quality stroke and other Neurological emergency consultation •Continuous, around-the-clock on-call coverage •Hospital accreditation assistance toward Joint Commission Certification as a Primary Stroke Center •Access to experienced, Board Certified clinicians, including Stroke Center Directors •Consistent, evidence-based quality care in accord with Neurological guidelines and practice standards •Increased hospital revenue through newly captured ER visits, related hospital admissions and improved third party reimbursement

Tele-Services:
Neurology
Currently providing services in:
Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Planning to expand to in near future:
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Target(s) for services:
Accountable Care Organizations; Rural hospitals; Urban/suburban Hospitals; Urgent care centers
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
20-49
Number full-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
1-5
After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
Less than 1 month
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
InTouch Health, Global Partnership for Telehealth (Largely Newell Rubbermaid, Cisco equipment), GlobalMed
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
No
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
0-5 minutes
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Not applicable
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
Information not available
Number of teleconsults performed 2012:
500
Number of teleconsults performed 2013:
800
Number of teleconsults performed 2014:
800 to date
Number of teleconsults performed 2015:
> 3000 cumulative to date
Provides Billing Services:
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna)
Other Payers Billed:
Client hospitals are billed directly for an on-call availability fee
Teleproviders are physically located in:
Georgia
How teleproviders are recruited:
We are practice-based. All physicians are part of a longstanding neurology practice.
Company Payment Model:
Fee for service
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
Additional company information:

We are practice-based, not staffing based. We are quality-driven. Our physicians are on call 1 full week at a time, delivering superior consistency of care for patients.


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