Following any major traumatic injury, time is of the essence.
The real-time video evaluation enhances the ability of trauma specialists to render timely and effective treatment.
Benefits of Urgent Care Telemedicine
Without a telemedicine system in place, emergency department staff often make the decision to transfer patients to a higher-level trauma center farther away, delaying timely treatment. Through the Teletrauma Program, we can help with more accurate and efficient transfer decisions and assist emergency personnel in providing urgent care.
For patients located in rural areas Urgent Care brings world-class trauma physicians to their local emergency departments.
Urgent care physicians use videoconferencing equipment in emergency departments at community hospitals to:
- Examine patients with traumatic injuries
- Communicate with patients and medical staff
- Recommend a plan of care