Technology expands access to wound care specialists

01/3/2012 | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Wound care providers are increasingly using tablet computers, smartphones and other devices to enhance patient care. For example, a pilot program at the Amputation Prevention Center in Los Angeles involves using handheld devices to allow off-site physicians and specialists to assist staff with the diagnosis and treatment of wounds. "Video communication lets you examine a two-dimensional image of a wound, without having to move the patient from the nursing home to a hospital or clinic," said associate medical director Lee Rogers, who started the program.

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