Lessons in telehealth: How one Arkansas health system kept seeing patients after a severe weather event

Unpredictable weather events and technology outages can disrupt care at crucial moments. Health systems with well-developed disaster management plans and solid communication strategies can seamlessly prevent missed visits by leveraging an easy-to-use, scalable telehealth platform.

Preparation efforts paid off for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. The system saw an 187% increase in telemedicine activity after a severe weather event impacted local patients and providers. Through proactive communications, UAMS shifted all in-person patient visits to virtual, resulting in zero missed appointments during the period of severe weather.

Download this case study to learn: 
  • The role telemedicine plays in safeguarding health systems when disruptions happen 
  • The importance of proactive planning and communications in disaster management 
  • What capabilities and features providers should look for in telehealth tools

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