Paths to Improved Patient Care

McCoy, Julie
April 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on improvements in patient care coordination at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Real-time video communication is used in this hospital, wherein an on-call attending physician, from home, can personally examine patients and communicate directly with staff, other doctors, including the patient's relatives. Through the Connected Pediatric Critical Care program, six pediatric intensive care unit doctors have the video-conferencing units in their homes.


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