CareConnect 360 – Ochsner’s Telehealth program – helps partner hospitals provide personalized, on-site coverage for patients requiring access to specialty services.
Through this service, hospitals can connect with Ochsner specialists anytime, day or night, using advanced audio/video software and continuous remote monitoring technology for the most critical patients. Ochsner’s CareConnect 360 team assesses each hospital’s specific needs to develop appropriate telemedicine resources.
Ochsner clinicians interact with patients, families and on-site clinicians with – helping local health care facilities quickly and effectively treat patients with critical or complex conditions. This reduces the need for costly transfers, ensures continuity of care and helps the hospital avoid upfront capital investments.
In 8 years, Ochsner CareConnect 360 has accomplished quite a bit – and its future looks very bright. Click through the timeline below to see some of Ochsner CareConnect 360’s biggest milestones.
Ochsner Medical Center becomes the 1st hospital in Louisiana to use telemedicine to treat stroke, and its CareConnect 360 Telestroke Network is now the fastest growing in the country seeing over 1,800 patients per year.
Ochsner builds a bunker that houses more than 30 dedicated RNs and board-certified intensivists and launches Phillips eICU to remotely monitor ICU patients.
Ochsner CareConnect 360 sees its 1000th patient and expands TeleStroke to external partners, a move that now has over 40 partnering sites to date.
The CareConnect 360 service expands offering clinic services to partnering hospitals
The CareConnect 360 service expands offering TeleCardiology services to partnering hospitals.
Ochsner CareConnect 360 invests in a solutions development team that will build and pilot new telemedicine programs that fit our partner’s needs.
Ochsner moves to a more cost effective model of care for external partners and relaunches its new internal telehealth platform.
Ochsner CareConnect 360 sees its 5,000th TeleStroke patient.
Ochsner Baptist opens the 1st TeleStork bunker in the nation that monitors laboring mothers to improve birth outcomes.
Ochsner launches 24/7 TelePsychiatry service to partners to reduce time spent in the emergency room.