Telemedicine in the ICU: Virtually there
37th Annual Gregory Mark Taubin Memorial Lecture - Telemedicine in the ICU – Virtually There
James P. Marcin, MD, MPH
Professor and Chief, Pediatric Critical Care,
UC Davis Children’s Hospital
Telemedicine has allowed greater access to high quality care and highlights one of the most exciting intersections between technology and medicine. Come hear about some real cases and experience what it’s like to be a telemedicine doctor from one of the leading experts in the field.
Dr. Marcin is the lead author on the AAP Policy on telemedicine in pediatric healthcare and will be sharing some of his most interesting experiences (and a couple videos) leading the Pediatric Telemedicine department at the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology. He’ll show us how telemedicine can impact patient satisfaction, quality, safety and costs.
Attendees of this session will be able to:
- Understand the role telemedicine plays in treating seriously ill children in remote regions
- Explain the impact of telemedicine on quality, safety, and costs
- Analyze how telemedicine and improve the quality of care delivered to children