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<p>More than 100 U.S. EDs that have achieved some level of credit through the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) program. These EDs have taken specific steps to better meet the needs of older patients who present to the ED according to Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines,&nbsp;established in 2013. However, recognizing that smaller, rural hospitals often do not have the training or resources to meet GEDA standards, researchers are determining if telemedicine technology can be leveraged to make this accreditation available to these facilities.</p>

Can Telemedicine Deliver High-Quality Geriatric Care to Rural EDs?