Thursday, May 27, 2010

Telemedicine in Pediatric ICU care

Mass General Hospital for Childern in partnership with Partner's Healthcare Center for Connected Health is using video conferencing technology in caring for pediatric ICU patients. Senior physicians are available to evaluate patients at the bedside remotely using video conferencing technology. The on site clinical team which includes nurses, resident physicians and interns, are all able to be join the senior physician in the bedside evaluation of the patient. They have plans to expand this model of care to the other wards and to use it for adult inpatient care as well. Read more...

1 comment:

Mark Metzler said...

Here is a useful new website you might want to consider:

Biomedical Device Integration Tech Corner
http://bmdi-tech-corner.com

"An archive of technical documents, protocols, standards and procedures useful for clinical engineers and IT professionals involved in biomedical device integration and connectivity to electronic medical records (EMR)"