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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Meet one aspiration therapy patient who is losing weight. He once weighed over 400 pounds.

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