Telemedicine at work: Oregon docs save baby’s life

November 14, 2013

The future of healthcare is happening now in Oregon.

 

When a seven-month-old baby had a fever over 102 and a rash, doctors at a small hospital in rural Oregon used telemedicine to connect to Oregon Heath and Science University. She was eventually diagnosed with a serious bacterial infection. The decision? To fly the child to the Portland, Oregon hospital.

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