Access Physicians and Medical Center of South Arkansas Launch Telecardiology Service
August 15, 2020 (El Dorado, Arkansas) – Medical Center of South Arkansas is contracting with the nation’s leading multispecialty telemedicine physician group to bring telecardiology to its hospital. This means patients can receive timely, local care for more cardiac issues.
“Access Physicians prides itself on working with forward-thinking hospitals to enhance the delivery of clinical excellence locally,” said Chris Gallagher, M.D., CEO, Access Physicians. “Residents of El Dorado rely on Medical Center of South Arkansas to be there for them, no matter their health care needs or challenges. With our presence, MCSA can keep that promise.”
“We are extremely excited to partner with Access Physicians to enhance the level of care provided at Medical Center of South Arkansas” said Scott Street, CEO. “Access Physicians will provide our hospital with 24/7, 365 days a year telecardiology coverage — enabling our hospital to keep more patients closer to home and improving access to care.”
Through the new relationship, Medical Center of South Arkansas connects with an Access Physicians board-certified cardiologist via secure, high-resolution technology in minutes. On-site nurses and other physicians have access to the highest level of consultation to diagnose and treat patients with arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and other cardiac conditions.