Download whitepapers and discover the latest research and development with telemedicine advancements.


Avel eCare is, by it’s nature, an inquisitive and curious organization. Our experts are constantly looking for opportunities to streamline and improve care delivery, and regularly publish their findings in informative and data-driven whitepapers that are widely available.

Learn more about eCare, our impact, and how we are reimagining virtual care delivery by downloading the whitepapers below.

ER Whitepaper

A hospital in rural Montana was looking for support for its Emergency department. Learn more about how eCare Emergency was able to bring step-by-step telemedicine support to this health care facility and community.

Hospitalist Whitepaper

Staffing challenges pose a real difficulty to small town hospitals. Learn how a South Dakota hospital’s “Grow your Own” Program, in partnership with eCare Hospitalist, helped boost both recruitment and retention of clinicians.

Pharmacy Whitepaper

Ensuring patients have 24/7 monitoring of their medications is absolutely critical. Learn more about how Emerus Health partnered with Avel eCare to find solutions to their challenges via remote pharmacy

School Health Whitepaper

School administrator’s focus should be on how to deliver the best education to children, not how to make sure there is a nurse available. Learn how eCare School Health partners with schools to manage student health needs and ensure coverage from the start of the first period to the ringing of the final bell.

Behavioral Health Whitepaper

Behavioral health conditions are a pressing health need across our nation. Wherever people choose to live and raise their families, they deserve access to specialized care and treatment. Discover how eCare Behavioral Health partners with local providers to deliver this critical service.

Collaborative Research

Avel eCare makes vital contributions to advancing the national research and literature on telemedicine services. We collaborate with institutions such as the University of Iowa, University of Pittsburgh and the University of North Dakota, among others.

The data below includes external reputable links on various telemedicine topics.


Outcomes Associated With Rural Emergency Department Provider-to-Provider Telehealth for Sepsis Care: A Multicenter Cohort Study (2022)

Provider-to-provider telemedicine improves adherence to sepsis bundle care in community emergency departments (2020)

Emergency Department Telemedicine Consults are Associated with Faster Time-to-Electrocardiogram and Time-to-Fibrinolysis for Myocardial Infarction Patients (2020)

Emergency department telemedicine consults decrease time to interpret computed tomography of the head in a multi-network cohort (2019)

The Association Between Telemedicine and Emergency Department (ED) Disposition: A Stepped Wedge Design of an ED-Based Telemedicine Program in Critical Access Hospitals (2019)

Telemedicine is associated with rapid transfer and fewer involuntary holds among patients presenting with suicidal ideation in rural hospitals: a propensity matched cohort study (2019)

Telemedicine Use Decreases Rural Emergency Department Length of Stay for Transferred North Dakota Trauma Patients (2018)

Emergency Department Telemedicine Shortens Rural Time-to-Provider and Emergency Department Transfer Times (2018)

Use Of Telemedicine For ED Physician Coverage In Critical Access Hospitals Increased After CMS Policy Clarification (2018)

Telemedicine-Assisted Intubation in Rural Emergency Departments: A National Emergency Airway Registry Study (2017)

Emergency Department Telemedicine Is Used for More Severely Injured Rural Trauma Patients, but Does Not Decrease Transfer: A Cohort Study (2017)

Serum anion gap predicts lactate poorly, but may be used to identify sepsis patients at risk for death: A cohort study (2017)

Perceptions of the Benefits of Telemedicine in Rural Communities (2016)

Tele-emergency utilization: In what clinical situations is tele-emergency activated? (2016)

The Business Case for Tele-emergency (2015)

Effect of tele-emergency services on recruitment and retention of US rural physicians (2014)

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Speaking Engagements

Collaboration is in Avel’s DNA, and our physicians and experts are constantly sought out to participate in various conferences and speaking engagements to advance the field of telemedicine. From highlighting the benefits of a particular program to addressing the philosophical and tangible advantages of telemedicine, you can find Avel team members actively contributing to the national conversation around telemedicine.


Request a tour of the Clinical Hub

The center of all our operations is the Avel eCare Clinical Hub, a highly advanced virtual care delivery center located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This virtual hospital is the key to Avel’s success, and we welcome visitors! Contact us today to request a tour for you and your colleagues.


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