Hospital Materno Perinatal "Mónica Pretelini"
Telepresence Using Robots in Acute Care Facilities
In the most recent issue of ICU Management one of InTouch Health's international customers, Hospital Materno Perinatal "Mónica Pretelini", is featured as the cover story on the use of Telepresence to provide high-quality care to remote critically ill patients. The initial study in 2009 involved 5 hospitals ranging from 60km to 180km away from the hub hospital located in the state capital Toluca, Mexico.
The goal of the Telepresence program was to provide expertise to those hospitals lacking 24/7 intensivist coverage. The program set out to support 9 main acute care processes at each of the 5 outlying hospitals:
Dr. Gilberto Filipe Vazquez de Anda, MD, PhD, and Antonio Chemor Ruiz, MSc, will be presenting their findings of this study at InTouch Health's Fifth Annual Remote Presence Clinical Innovations Forum in Santa Barbara, CA, July 22 - 24.