JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TelePREOP, the first and only provider of a telemedicine solutions suite designed to manage the complex workflows associated with the pre-operative, post-operative and transitional management of patients, is pleased to announce the latest partnership with the University Health Shreveport/ Louisiana State University (LSU) Health. The TelePREOP platform will help the University Health Shreveport to prepare their patients for surgery and incorporate cutting-edge technology to serve their populations.
University Health Shreveport and the LSU School of Medicine provide much needed access to care to an underserved population. "The TelePREOP offering aligned with our operational, clinical and financial needs to ensure that our organization continues to focus on this patient community and provide the best care available," states Dr. Charles Fox, Chairman of the LSU Department of Anesthesiology. "We are thrilled to offer the TelePREOP platform to our patients and providers to help identify patient health issues prior to surgery. Additionally, the combined teams of University Health and TelePREOP will perform follow-up work that will help transition these patients back to their home setting."
TelePREOP offers their platform to manage patients preoperatively in an effort to identify health and genetic issues that may affect their care. This level of sophistication provides high patient satisfaction, lower hospital readmissions, lower costs and lower long-term complications. As the opioid abuse epidemic continues to develop, TelePREOP has incorporated pharmacogenetic testing programs to ensure the patients are getting the best and most sophisticated care possible.
"TelePREOP is working with several academic medical centers across the country to ensure that the perioperative care coordination platform we offer aligns with the patients' needs," comments Tony Mira, CEO of TelePREOP. "Our program is available to all perioperative settings and we continue to work with academic medical centers, as well as large health systems and community hospitals around the country."
"As a safety net hospital, TelePREOP is proud to work with University Health and the LSU doctors," states Bryan Sullivan, CIO of TelePREOP. "During the past two years, University Health, under the Biomedical Research Foundation leadership and with the help of LSU School of Medicine doctors, has made major improvements to increase patient care. TelePREOP being another added improvement. University Health is also one of the two Level One Trauma hospitals in the state."
About University Health Shreveport/ LSU Health
University Health is the proud clinical partner of the distinguished LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. As an academic hospital, University Health upholds a strong commitment to state-of-the art treatment, clinical research, and community education and prevention programs.
University Health Shreveport is home to state-designated Centers of Excellence including the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and a Center of Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology. On our main campus you also will find an accredited Children's Hospital, a regional Burn Center and a Trauma Center serving communities across North Louisiana, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas. University Health Shreveport is one of only six hospitals in the nation affiliated with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. They can be reached at http://www.uhsystem.com/.
TelePREOP™ is the first and leading provider of telemedicine solutions suited to manage the complex workflows associated with the pre-surgical clinical environments. It is designed to streamline the process between surgeons, hospitals, ASCs, and anesthesia. TelePREOP employs and partners with industry leaders, and continues to set the precedent on centralized pre-surgical screening. For more information, contact us at [email protected] or visit www.TelePREOP.com.
Contact: Bryan Sullivan