Telecardiology service launching at Galax’s Twin County Regional Healthcare

New River Valley News

A hospital bed (Nexstar, file).

GALAX, Va. (WFXR) – Twin County Regional Healthcare is contracting with the nation’s leading multispecialty telemedicine physician group to bring telecardiology to its hospital, allowing patients to 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. Residents of the Twin Counties rely on Twin County Regional Healthcare to be there for them, no matter their health care needs or challenges. With our presence, Twin County can keep that promise.”

Chris Gallagher, M.D., President of Access Physicians

Through the new relationship, Twin County Regional Healthcare 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, cognitive heart failure, and other cardiac conditions.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Access Physicians to enhance the level of care provided at Twin County Regional Healthcare. Access Physicians will provide our hospital with enhanced cardiology coverage – enabling our hospital to keep more patients closer to home and improving access to healthcare.”

Gregory Pearson, CEO, Twin County Regional Healthcare

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