The pediatric TeleHealth service brings the medical expertise of MassGeneral Hospital for Children specialists to children’s care teams in community hospitals.
Catherine Chapin, MD, listens and watches with the patient and his family as Phoebe Yager, MD, a critical care specialist at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, uses Mass General TeleHealth virtual technology to assess the patient’s condition.
MGHfC TeleHealth team currently works with community hospitals to enable collaborative care. Using telemedicine video-conferencing technology, specialists in Boston can remotely examine patients and consult with a child’s care team at the bedside, providing medical advice and guidance in real time. The program will be expanding to include physician-to-physician and physician-to-patient treatment services in the future.
Connecting patients and providers, virtually anywhere
Innovative technology that fosters communication, builds relationships, improves access and convenience, and enhances patient care.
The pediatric TeleHealth team at MassGeneral Hospital for Children currently includes clinicians who specialize in pediatric intensive care and neonatal intensive care. The team is expanding its services to include clinicians from various subspecialities.
The TeleHealth team offers Telemedicine-based educational programs for healthcare professionals, including lectures and simulation-based team training for medical students, residents and staff.
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