The Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) has partnered with a specialized telehealth company, StationMD, to serve the state’s intellectual/developmentally disabled (I/DD) population. Tennessee residents with I/DD are now eligible to use their Medicaid waiver funds for this unique telehealth service.
StationMD is a telehealth medical service that offers immediate virtual access to board certified physicians specifically trained in the care of people with I/DD. The service is available 24-hours a day/7-days a week to act as an additional resource to the individual’s medical care. Individuals, family members, and support staff are encouraged to call for any medically related concerns or questions. Using HIPAA compliant video technology, StationMD physicians have the capability to provide immediate evaluations without an appointment. This includes their ability to check an individual’s heart and lung sounds through a virtual on-line connection.
StationMD is a health care solution that delivers sophisticated medical care through telemedicine, offering immediate access at any time to high-quality, board-certified physicians who are specially trained in the care of vulnerable populations. Through HIPAA compliant two-way video technology, and with the use of Bluetooth medical tools, StationMD physicians can assess individuals in their home setting. They can provide treatment plan recommendations and quality medical care to keep patients safe, healthy, and at home whenever possible. The company has contracts with I/DD provider organizations and states. It also has contracts in Missouri, Nebraska, and South Carolina.
This was reported by StationMD on October 13, 2020.
Contact information: StationMD, 515 Valley St # 203, Maplewood, NJ 07040; 908-663-2929; Website: https://www.stationmd.com/.