Unprecedented Access to Riley Pediatric Specialists
The telemedicine program allows Riley specialists to safely and effectively diagnose and treat patients remotely. The service saves patients and their families the delay, inconvenience and expense of travel and provides unprecedented access to Riley pediatric specialists.
A specially designed monitoring station enables Riley physicians in Indianapolis to see and hear local patients in real time, monitor their vital signs, and otherwise assess their condition. A specially trained nurse is present with each patient to assist in the exam and carry out physician instructions. Local providers are invited to participate in the telemedicine sessions and discuss questions and treatment options.
This telemedicine technology also makes it possible for Deaconess and Riley to offer a greater variety of educational opportunities to local providers, hospital staff and the community.