Authors

  • Mitch Keamy Photo Mitch Keamy is an anesthesiologist in Las Vegas Nevada Andy Kofke Photo Andy Kofke is a Professor of Neuro-anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennslvania Mike O'Connor Mike O'Connor is Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Chicago Rob Dean Photo Rob Dean is a cardiac anesthesiologist in Grand Rapids Michigan, with extensive experience in O.R. administration.

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mkeamy

Hey Andy: how high is the resolution on the in-room camera? Is the color accurate; I mean, can you see if people look "sick" with this rig? seems old-fashioned, I know, but, I'm a dinosaur, after all...

andrew kofke

the video quality is impressive.
i can zoom in on people outside the room, perhaps 40 feet and read their ID badges perfectly.

Mark Singh MD

ICU medicine is a great telemedicine application, since, unlike general medicine or surgery, much of the ICU data required to mange the ICU patient is generated electronically. What was missing was the "visual" of the patient. Seeing the patient along side the electronic clinical data takes everything to the next level.
Mark Singh MD
www.clinicore.blogspot.com

Herb Rogove DO, FCCM

Hi Andy, Have any of you had any experience with the InTouch Robot in the critical care setting?

R. Ruiter-Kohn

Has anyone thought about using telemedicine technology to mentor IMGs who are planning a permanent move to the west? Mentors in the receiving country can begin with a prospective IMG to orient him/her to a new healthcare environment? An thoughts?

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