Telemicrobiology

Telemicrobiology

Teleconsult clinical microbiologists offer services ranging from remote reporting of microbiology cases, to lab design and quality assurance programs. We support the most basic lab set ups with second opinions and on-line consultations, and connect more advanced labs to our web based telemicrobiology platform for routine reporting of diverse cases.

Service overview
  • Remote laboratory support

    Virtual laboratory rounds: local microbiology laboratory staff can interact with remote specialist microbiologists to discuss subjects regarding: test results, interpretation of tests, reporting/validation/authorization of results or any other troubleshooting at the lab.

  • Recognition and signaling of outbreak patterns

    Using epidemiological survey of laboratory data.

  • Remote support of Quality management systems (QMS)

    Oversight and approval of QMS or any assistance with QMS.

  • Remote training & education

    Tailor made digital microbiology courses can be developed for online and offline access.

  • On-site laboratory support

    Regular on-site visits are essential to maintain the best quality of remote laboratory services. On-site visits are useful for on-demand and tailor-made laboratory capacity building purposes and on-site training of local laboratory staff.

  • Remote support for clinical consultations

    Our customized IT and communication solutions are available to our specialist microbiologists for remote pre-test and post-test consultations with local clinicians.

Clinical Microbiologists

Teleconsult provides (rural) hospitals and labs on site and remote microbiology services. Through our customizable IT solutions our certified clinical microbiologists are able to complement on-site specialist services with remote support.

Our telemicrobiology services are offered by Dutch and UK Board Certified clinical microbiologists with sub-specialties in the fields of general microbiology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, molecular diagnostics and epidemiology. Our clinical microbiologists are mainly active in clinical hospital settings, keeping them closely connected and in tune with daily clinical situations and challenges. This creates affinity with remote cases and ensures the up-to-date knowledge our customers require.

Quality

Our clinical microbiologists are recruited and selected based on their motivation, experience and sub specialty fields. Prior to joining the Telemicrobiology team, new clinical microbiologists must pass a pre-qualification test as part of our Quality Assurance Program. Subsequently the performance of each individual clinical microbiologist is monitored continuously through our Peer Review program.

IT Expertise & Solutions

Our IT solutions are vehicles for delivery of our service, not profit centers. That is why our customers enjoy the latest telemicrobiology and communication technologies at minimum cost. Our IT support center will tailor integration and connectivity plans with your current systems, ensuring secure transmission of interpretation of results and reports, directly into your LIS or HIS if desired.

National laws & regulations

TeleConsult Europe is a true international telemedicine services provider, designing its governance framework to be compliant with local rules and regulations. Our country management team will work together with national and local authorities to address matters such as professional accountability, patient privacy and confidentiality, and data management regulations.