Leaders in Care
Baptist Health eHealth
Emerging clinical and communications technology is changing the way health care is delivered, and Baptist Health is committed to making innovation a major part of its everyday culture.
Baptist Health has created new ways for patients to access care by delivering it to them where they are through the use of new technology.
Serving patients close to home is especially beneficial in more rural areas of the state. By providing specialists in rural areas through telehealth programs, Baptist Health is able to elevate the level of care provided and the compliance of the patient.
eICU provides 24/7 instant access to an experienced team of critical care physicians and RNs supported by powerful clinical-decision support software to watch over the sickest patients.
Supported by critical-care physicians, experienced eICU RNs provide continuous surveillance in emergency departments to rapidly identify severe sepsis and septic shock for early intervention, best-practice adherence, and improved outcomes.
Provides emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient clinic consults by mental-health providers.
Provides care coordination via an interdisciplinary team of care coordinators, social workers, and nutritionists for clinics wanting to pursue PCMH, CPC+, ACO, CIO status or wanting to improve population-health efforts for patients.
Provides nutrition services in clinics, inpatient, and emergency-department settings.
Provides emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient clinic consults by cardiologists Monday through Friday.
Offers translation services via telehealth for 12 languages plus 48 others telephonically.
eLactation visits can be done in an inpatient or outpatient setting including from a patient’s home. An eLactation consultation with an RN IBCLC-certified lactation consultant from Baptist Health can help new mothers overcome the barriers to successful breastfeeding by providing assistance with positioning and technique, recognizing the signs of effective feeding, assistance with breast-pump setup, and answers to common breastfeeding questions.
NICU Live Streaming
The NICU Live Streaming system uses a camera placed at the baby’s bedside so that parents and other family members who can’t be at the NICU can view the baby 24 hours a day by logging into a secure account from their laptop, tablet, or smart phone. This system helps promote bonding between parents and their premature babies, who sometimes have to stay in the hospital for weeks or months.
Congestive Heart Failure Remote Monitoring
Real-time ongoing monitoring of vitals, weights, blood pressure, and blood sugar by an RN case manager. Offers face-to-face telehealth consults for this population via an integrated tablet with the focus of reducing patient costs and improving compliance.
Diabetes Remote Monitoring
Real-time ongoing monitoring of vitals, weights, blood pressure, and blood sugar by a registered dietitian. Offers face-to-face telehealth consults for this population via an integrated tablet with the focus of reducing patient costs and improving compliance.