Mercy Telemedicine

Mercy Executive Director of Innovative Care Dr. Tom Hale shares his vision for telemedicine. Mercy is expanding telemedicine to reach patients in rural areas and make health care more accessible and convenient. From intensive care patients to high risk pregnancies, Mercy’s telemedicine connects medical experts with patients who need care. You see Mercy Teleperinatal Director Dr. Jim Bartelsmeyer treat a patient 70 miles away from the hospital as he connects through telemedicine.
And you’ll see an architect rendering of the Virtual Care Center coming to Chesterfield, Missouri.

This series explores the latest science and technology news in the St. Louis area.

Mercy Telemedicine

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Cornfield Robot: Mizzou Researchers Use Robotics in the Study of Corn and Drought Tolerance

Mizzou engineers develop a robotic system to help develop drought tolerant corn. It's changing the way scientists study climate variability and crops.

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The Global Inventory Project: Transforming Agriculture with Perennial Crops

The Missouri Botanical Garden is identifying plant species to develop into perennial crops for sustainable agriculture.

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New Device Treats Uterine Fibroids Without Any Incisions

An incision-free device designed to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding caused by uterine fibroids is introduced at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

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New Way to Clean Cancer-Causing Chromium From Drinking Water

A Washington University engineer has found a new way to clean chromium from tap water using electricity.

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Celebrity Deaths Create Awareness about Aortic Dissection & Treatment at Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Aortic dissection is often undetected and undiagnosed, resulting in death. Mercy Vascular Surgeon Dr. Vito Mantese explains a new lifesaving treatment.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am