In today's changing medical climate, more physicians than ever before are incorporating telemedicine into their clinical practice. Teleneurology provides comprehensive, practical answers to the many questions clinicians have on implementing and growing a teleneurology practice. Covering everything from historical perspectives to future possibilities in this evolving field, it provides the information you need to successfully use this promising new option in providing optimal and adaptable patient care.
Covers all aspects of practical implementation including technology requirements, legal requirements, and billing concerns.
Provides a thorough discussion of how to perform a neurological exam via telemedicine, including links to view real-world examples and find updated regulatory information.
Reviews teleneurological evaluation for various disorders including stroke, epilepsy, and movement disorders.
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2. The telemedicine exam general overview
3. The TeleStroke evaluation
4. Telemedicine for evaluation of clinical epilepsy
5. The ophthalmologic exam
6. Neuro-ophthalmology evaluation
7. Teleneurology for Parkinson's disease and movement disorders in the COVID-19 pandemic
8. Introduction to tele-psychology during the pandemic
9. Tele-neuropsychology: Bringing neuropsychology into the future of health care delivery
10. Sleep telemedicine
11. Neuromuscular evaluation
12. General neurosurgery exam
13. Neurosurgical spine care during COVID-19 pandemic: The Department of Neurological Surgery Houston Methodist experience
14. System coordination and implementation
15. Teleneurology in academics
16. Telehealth laws, regulations, and reimbursement
17. International teleneurology
18. Future of telemedicine
Dr. Randall J. Wright is the Director of the Brain Wellness and Sleep Program at Houston Methodist Hospital in The Woodlands, Texas. Dr. Wright also serves as clinical faculty for the EnMed Texas A&M University College of Medicine, College of Engineering, Houston, Texas, United States. Dr. Wright approaches his mission of improving the health of this world from the lenses of science, technology, and creative thinking. He received both a Physics degree from Xavier University of Louisiana and an Electrical Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology before completing medical school at Emory University and finally Residency and a Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine. Beyond his formal education, Dr. Wright developed his executive leadership skills by serving as Chief of Neurology at Conroe Regional Medical Center, Medical Director of the Conroe Regional Neurovascular Stroke Center, Medical Director of the Health South Rehab Stroke Unit, and Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, UT School of Medicine. His community experience ranges from forming the first ever stroke support group in Montgomery County, Texas to working with Washington, DC affiliates of the American Heart Association to shape health policies affecting the nation. Dr. Wright continues to live out his mission to marry technology and science-backed principles of health with real-life implementation in order to dramatically evolve self-care and healthcare as we know it.