Patient Calls to Nurse Triage During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased telemedicine visits as patients and doctors try to stop the spread of infection. The CDC reports that telemedicine visits increased by more than 50% during the first months of the pandemic. Triage nurses can work closely with doctors to provide a safe and effective way to direct patients to the appropriate level of care and help save lives.

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TriageLogic® Announces Release of Comprehensive Data on Remote Nurse Triage Calls and Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TriageLogic has collected data from nurse triage call centers and studied how patient behavior and use of telephone nurse triage services may have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Can Telephone Nurse Triage Cut Down on Unnecessary ER Visits During COVID-19?

Nurse triage can save money by reducing the need for unnecessary ER visits, which are costly in terms of resources and money. Each ER visit costs about $2000. Unnecessary ER visits also increase strain on healthcare systems, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when hospitals are already overburdened.

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