Video conferencing is being used in treating Pediatric patient at the Mass General Pediatric ICU:
"The attending physician can then see the patient, talk with clinicians on-site, personally evaluate the child's condition and make treatment decisions."
"The attending physician can then see the patient, talk with clinicians on-site, personally evaluate the child's condition and make treatment decisions. Special cameras and scopes can also be attached to the hospital-based unit to allow for closer evaluation of the patient."
"Because the attending physician can remotely examine the patient and communicate with the on-site staff directly, decision making can be enhanced and the quality of care improved."
Partners Connected Health is using Video conferencing telemedicine technology to deliver physician resources example how this technology can used to improve access to high value services. Nursing homes are another health care setting that can benefit from delivering remotely located physician resources on as demand basis. Nursing homes typically struggle to have adequate physician coverage on site and can certainly benefit fromthis technology