REMOTE TELEMEDICINE

Report featuring Dr. Walker of the MUHC who met a patient who underwent cardiac surgery. The patient, a 77-year-old Cree, lives in Chibougamau. He did not have to spend the $1000 that transportation to Montreal would have cost him as the consultation was done using the new telehealth system implemented by the institution.

For more information, click on the link below (in French only) :

http://tvanouvelles.ca/lcn/infos/regional/montreal/archives/2012/08/20120807-193335.html