How Emory University Went Down Under to Deliver Nighttime Intensive Care

May 31, 2018

 

At Emory University Hospital, nurse Melissa Morris (left) works with an ICU patient while nurse Lisa Walls speaks remotely with Dr. Milad Sharifpour, based in Perth.
Credit Emory University

Hospitals can have a hard time finding doctors and nurses to work the night shift, but this is a critical time for patients in intensive care units.

 

On this week’s Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy discuss how Emory University traveled halfway around the world, and harnessed emerging telemedicine technologies, to offer a novel solution to this issue.

 

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