Media: Stories returns to Birch Tree Communities, Inc. Luke Kramer, Director of Training and Development, shares a story about how Telehealth helped a patient redefine herself.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Study Shows Telemedicine Improves Health Outcomes
In large part, through a telemedicine encounter, a seriously ill, little girl's life is saved.
Thomas suffered from stroke on January 13, 2008. His wife recognized the stroke symptoms and called 911. He was taken to Ty Cobb Hospital in Royston, Georgia, which is a part of MCG (Medical College of Georgia) telestroke network.
Farming is a dangerous occupation and when accidents occur its critical to have good emergency services in rural areas. Through the use of telemedicine even remote hospitals and ERs can provide the best specialists in the region in minutes to improve the outcome for the patient. Michelle Rook has the story.