Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technology to provide clinical health care from a distance. It has been used to overcome distance barriers and to improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant, rural communities.
It is also used to save lives in critical care and emergency situations and is being encouraged during this critical time when "social distancing" is necessary in capping the spread of Covid-19.
.“Telehealth is really instrumental in containing and treating disease, particularly in a public health emergency,” said Megan O'Reilly, a lobbyist with AARP, the advocacy group for older people, which pushed for the telemedicine provisions in Washington. “For older Americans, this can help keep them safe."
Telemedicine technologies permit communications between patient and medical staff with both convenience and fidelity, as well as the transmission of medical, imaging and health information data from one site to another.
At National Sleep Solutions, our philosophy centers on treating every patient with compassion, understanding and personal attention. We know how important a good night’s sleep is to a person’s health and quality of life, that’s why we are Alaska's No.1 home for sleep care.
During this critical time when "social distancing" is recommended and encouraged by the US Government and the World Health Organization, your sleep health and over-all health remain National Sleep Solutions top priority.
National Sleep Solutions continues to assist our communities in maintaining safety standards while receiving the services (Sleep study) that they need through several avenues like: