The benefits of pediatric telemedicine

Gigi Sorenson, R.N., GlobalMed’s Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Operations,  discusses the benefits of telemedicine in pediatric care.

Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN, is GlobalMed’s Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining GlobalMed in September 2017, Sorenson was the System Director of Telehealth & Community Connected Care for Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH), where she was responsible for the inception of the program, strategic planning, and global operations oversight. With Sorenson’s help, the remote patient monitoring program of NAH, Care Beyond Walls & Wires™, is a program nationally recognized for its immense impact and outcomes in healthcare. Sorenson has further developed programs in remote patient monitoring, pre-hospitalization, direct-to-consumer, outpatient care delivery, transitional planning through connected care, and inpatient acute care while working within the telehealth space.

She has proven to be a great asset to GlobalMed, assuring effective clinical integration and leading the consulting service to assist customers in the strategic planning and operational implementation of its telehealth programs and services.

Sorenson is a thought leader, national speaker, and industry expert in telehealth program development, mHealth, and rural health. In recent years, she has been the principal investigator on numerous funding projects to develop and expand telemedicine programs across the rural Southwest. She is actively involved in the American Telemedicine Association as an Executive Committee member and past chair of the Business & Finance Special Interest Group and is a member of the Arizona Telemedicine Council.

Sorenson is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Master of Science in Nursing and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

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