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Tribal Health Solutions

Avel eCare is an accredited virtual hospital with nearly three decades of successfully delivering telemedicine services to support both rural and underserved communities. Avel doctors, providers, and nurses are committed to ensuring all patients have access to high quality care whenever and wherever it’s needed. This includes multiple contracts delivering services to American Indians and Alaskan Natives across five states.

Specialty Clinic

Avel eCare delivers unparalleled specialty clinic access for tribal entities looking to provide quality care to their citizens. By leveraging an advanced two-way audio and video system, Avel eCare’s providers representing more than 15 distinct specialties can deliver care to patients in both clinic and at-home settings.

Top Specialties:

  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry 
  • Behavioral Health Therapy
  • Rheumatology 
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology 
Since 2017, Avel has scheduled 50,000 specialty visits and has witnessed an noticeable decrease in no-show rates from patients.


Working with Avel eCare represents a true partnership, where our providers, nurses, and clinicians become a part of your community. By deploying our Specialty Clinic services, you could observe the following benefits:

  • Familiar faces – our clinical team can remain a constant presence for patients, building trust and improving outcomes
  • On-demand appointments with a variety of specialists
  • Expanded access to care
  • Maximize resources while minimizing unnecessary costs
  • Reduce the travel time and costs for patients
  • Leverage a real-time scheduling software to increase the success rate of scheduling appointments and decrease no-show rates

Additional Services Services for Tribal Communities:

Behavioral Health

Avel will offer access to mental health professionals for scheduled outpatient visits. Master of Social Work Professionals will provide individual therapy sessions within the clinic or at home, if approved by the tribal community. Avel proposes exploration of group therapy opportunities for certain individuals as evidence has shown these therapies to be effective in improving patient outcomes. Psychiatry visits will be offered for both adults and adolescents with psychiatrists and certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners.


Critical Care

Emergency Care

As one of Avel’s flagship service lines, the Emergency line’s board-certified physicians and emergency nurses stand ready to address a myriad of emergent health needs from customers 24/7/365. The team is trained in the expert delivery of telemedicine care and has experience supporting local clinicians and providers with advice and assistance.

Sexual Assault Nursing Examination (SANE): Consultative assistance to Service Unit’s emergency
department staff for documentation and collection of evidence via audio and video equipment in accordance
with the National Protocol for Sexual Medical Forensic Examinations for Adults/Adolescents and National
Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examination Pediatric and Service Unit’s policies, protocols, and
procedures. The nurse will promote culturally appropriate advocacy for individuals consulted upon in a
difficult time.


School Health

How To Get More Information

For more information on Tribal Health Services, please contact us.