Rural America is Uniquely Positioned to Capitalize on Digital Health
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How is telehealth playing a larger role in rural hospitals?

In areas where distance and resources stretch thin, Equum Medical delivers innovative telehealth solutions to enhance patient care. 
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Telehealth Services for Rural Health Systems

With our suite of telehealth offerings, we empower rural hospitals to expand their care capabilities, ensuring patients have access to high-quality care, right where they are. Our high-acuity provider teams, virtual nursing and telemetry services are not just solutions. Partner with us to transform your healthcare delivery and ensure that no patient is left behind.
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By providing 24/7 access to specialized medical professionals, we ensure that rural healthcare facilities are equipped to meet the demands of their communities efficiently and effectively.

Physician Services

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Delivering critical care expertise directly to your hospital, reducing the need for patient transfers and keeping care local.
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Clinical Services

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Extending the reach of your clinical staff with virtual support to enhance patient care and alleviate workforce strain.
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Bridging the Gap in Rural Healthcare

At Equum Medical, we understand the unique challenges rural health systems face—from staffing shortages to limited access to specialist care. Our comprehensive telehealth services are designed to overcome these obstacles, bringing advanced medical care right into the heart of rural communities.

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Equum Medical’s history is rooted in the story of rural healthcare we all experience; growing up in a rural community, the rural hospital closes, care becomes more difficult to receive, and the community moves.
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Telehealth has become a solution to keeping care local, and keeping healthcare in the community.

With over 13 years of trusted service delivery as a physician-founded and operated company, Equum Medical’s tech-enabled multi-specialty telehealth teams have been at the forefront of transforming care delivery.

At Equum, we have a dedicated focus on ensuring that medically underserved regions have access to world-class specialist expertise. Our professionals are available around the clock, ensuring that critical gaps in clinical care are filled promptly, thereby enhancing quality and driving financial performance.
 
Through our mission as a company, we stand committed to rural providers, designing our efforts to maximize resources and efficiency. Our mutual goal: delivering equitable, affordable, and high-quality care for all patients within their communities.

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Meet our Team

Meet the dedicated team behind Equum Medical's success. Our group brings together deep expertise in healthcare and technology to drive our mission of transforming telehealth services. Get to know the people leading the way in making healthcare more accessible and effective for everyone.
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Corey Scurlock MD, MBA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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Marc Svenson
SVP, Growth
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Karsten Russell-Wood, MBA, MPH
Chief Marketing & Experience Officer
Kristen Lawton, MSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer

Real Stories of Impact and Innovation

Hear directly from the hospitals, healthcare providers, and communities that have experienced firsthand how Equum Medical's solutions enhance patient outcomes, extend healthcare access, and fortify hospital operations. These testimonials and case studies not only reflect our dedication to improving rural healthcare but also serve as a source of inspiration and confidence for what can be achieved together.

Hospital Capacity

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Staffing Solutions

Empowering Remote ICUs

Emergency Care

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Case Study 1: Rural New York

Enhancing Hospital Capacity and Patient Outcomes

Challenge: A critical access hospital was at risk of losing its CAH status due to an inability to maintain the necessary patient census, which could lead to its closure.

Solution: Equum Medical's Tele-Critical Care team was deployed to expedite the triage process for ED boarders, reducing unnecessary transfers. The use of portable video monitoring technology enabled Tele-intensivists to conduct detailed patient evaluations and suggest care strategies.
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Case Study 2: Rural Michigan

Addressing Staffing Challenges with Tele-Critical Care

Challenge: A remote hospital struggled with an understaffed critical care department during a surge in patient demand, impacting its ability to provide adequate care.

Solution: Introduction of Equum Medical's Tele-Critical Care service allowed for continuous care of high-acuity patients in the ICU. Telehealth specialists conducted virtual rounds and were available for consultations, enhancing the hospital's capacity to deliver quality care.
Case Study 3: Rural Louisiana

Overcoming Geographic and Resource Limitations

Challenge: A family medicine practice operating a critical access hospital faced challenges in staffing the hospital effectively, especially during night shifts, risking the loss of its CAH status.

Solution: Equum Medical implemented a Tele-Critical Care solution to ensure efficient triaging in the emergency department, reducing the need for patient transfers and enhancing overall care management.
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Hospital Capacity

Strengthening CAH Status
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Case Study 1: Rural New York

Enhancing Hospital Capacity and Patient Outcomes

Challenge: A critical access hospital was at risk of losing its CAH status due to an inability to maintain the necessary patient census, which could lead to its closure.

Solution: Equum Medical's Tele-Critical Care team was deployed to expedite the triage process for ED boarders, reducing unnecessary transfers. The use of portable video monitoring technology enabled Tele-intensivists to conduct detailed patient evaluations and suggest care strategies.

Staffing Solutions

Empowering Remote ICUs
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Case Study 2: Rural Michigan

Addressing Staffing Challenges with Tele-Critical Care

Challenge: A remote hospital struggled with an understaffed critical care department during a surge in patient demand, impacting its ability to provide adequate care.

Solution: Introduction of Equum Medical's Tele-Critical Care service allowed for continuous care of high-acuity patients in the ICU. Telehealth specialists conducted virtual rounds and were available for consultations, enhancing the hospital's capacity to deliver quality care.

Emergency Care

Optimizing ED Triage
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Case Study 3: Rural Louisiana

Overcoming Geographic and Resource Limitations

Challenge: A family medicine practice operating a critical access hospital faced challenges in staffing the hospital effectively, especially during night shifts, risking the loss of its CAH status.

Solution: Equum Medical implemented a Tele-Critical Care solution to ensure efficient triaging in the emergency department, reducing the need for patient transfers and enhancing overall care management.
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Our Commitment to Rural Health

At Equum Medical, we're deeply committed to enhancing the vitality of rural healthcare systems. Our services are tailored to meet the unique challenges faced by rural hospitals and clinics, which are often the heartbeats of their communities. We understand the critical role these institutions play in providing care to underserved populations, and we strive to ensure they have the resources to thrive.

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Pioneering Insights in Telehealth

At Equum Medical, we don’t just follow best practices in rural healthcare—we set them. Our Thought Leadership and Educational Content section is a hub of innovation and knowledge, featuring webinars, articles, and white papers that keep you at the forefront of telehealth advancements. 

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