Traditionally, telemedicine in schools involved rudimentary devices catering to basic health concerns. However, the landscape has expanded dramatically. In 2023, the focus has shifted to integrating advanced diagnostic tools and health screening applications into an accessible platform.
Moving Beyond Basics
GALE offers a holistic approach by integrating advanced diagnostic devices, a diverse range of health apps, and customizable health screening forms in its device-agnostic platform. This integration ensures that school nurses and healthcare providers comprehensively understand students' health, enabling more accurate diagnoses and targeted treatments while reducing absenteeism.
See how Wasatch School District addresses student healthcare needs while reducing absenteeism with GALE eClinics.
The Power of Health Screening Apps
Another standout feature of GALE is the incorporation of health screening apps. These apps allow for remote health screenings, including hearing and vision, ensuring that students receive thorough medical evaluations without needing physical presence.
This capability is especially vital in rural areas where specialized healthcare services might be scarce. By leveraging these apps, schools can promptly identify issues, enabling early intervention and improving student health outcomes.
See how a School Nurse in rural Utah has utilized the GALE platform to remotely provide hearing screening for the district's students, overcoming the distance between the schools.
Comprehensive Solutions for Schools
GALE also includes features like easy management of student medical records and streamlined parental consent processes. These features are not only efficient but are also designed with student and family privacy in mind. By providing a secure and user-friendly interface, GALE empowers school nurses to enhance their effectiveness, leading to more productive and meaningful health-related interactions.
The evolution of school-based telemedicine is a testament to the power of innovation and technology in addressing critical healthcare needs. GALE's approach, encompassing advanced diagnostic devices, health screening apps, and an open platform, exemplifies the future of telemedicine in schools. Going beyond basic devices and embracing comprehensive solutions ensures that every student, regardless of location, has access to the best possible healthcare, paving the way for a healthier and more promising future.
Contact us to join the growing list of schools receiving solutions to their healthcare responsibilities or learn more about GLAE | School Solutions.
19Labs is the creator of GALE, a Next Generation Point-of-Care platform for pharmacies, schools, and rural communities. GALE brings together cutting-edge diagnostic technologies from industry leaders like Zoom, Elo, Amwell, Eko, Samsung Mobile, MIR, Omron, Viasat, and many others in one smart, efficient, and cost-effective platform. It was designed from the ground up to be operated by non-healthcare professionals in locations with limited infrastructure and optimized for low bandwidth and intermittent connectivity. To learn more about GALE, please visit www.19labs.com.