Five months into the sharp pivot to telehealth and some clinicians are still struggling to get through basic encounters. Telehealth is a useful way of helping patients feel more connected to the healthcare system, and during large-scale public emergencies it may be the only option for creating that bond, says Jeanette Ball, BNS RN, PCMH CCE.
While in panic mode at the start of the pandemic, many providers "jumped into whatever technology they could get their hands on quickly," says Ball. Learn how to adapt and make telehealth work for your practice long-term in this recent story for Diagnostics World.
Jeanette Ball, Client Solution Executive for Population Health and Value-Based Care at CTG, brings an extensive clinical, population health, and healthcare administrative background to CTG. As a senior consultant, and Registered Nurse, Ms. Ball has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including a 10-year history of outpatient medical center executive administration, and more than 13 years as a senior consultant in clinical application design, population health strategies, and overall health system preparation for responding to health care reform and value based care. Ms. Ball demonstrates knowledge and experience supporting the integration of IT solutions with medical care delivery, specializing in Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition, population health, workflow analysis, process redesign, FQHC and CAH specialty, provider clinician adoption, and quality redesign. During her tenure at CTG, Ms. Ball has worked on groundbreaking RHIO development, and has assisted dozens of ambulatory practices with PCMH recognition, and practice workflow efficiencies for improving health outcomes. She is a NCQA PCMH Certified Content Expert, receiving her recognition in May 2013, as one of the first 100 PCMH certified content experts in the nation.