Benefits of Burn Telemedicine:
Allows for specialized burn care that is limited by distance and resources for many patients, particularly those living in poverty or in rural medically underserved communities. Telemedicine allows for rapid access ro remote medical expertise by telecommunication and information technologies.
- Assists with triage decision making
- Allows for more effective triage to reduce unnecessary time and resources demanding referrals that might overwhelm system capacities.
- Assistance in the estimation of burn size and severity, guidance with fluid resuscitation, and appropriate airway management.
- Greatly improves survival and enhanced outcomes for patients who have suffered a burn or inhalation injury.
Current Hospitals Served:
Guthrie Cortland Medical
Lewis County Genreal
If you are interested in learning more about our telemedicine services contact Tamara Roberts @ firstname.lastname@example.org or (315)464-9369.