Innovation Acceleration Program
What is Telehealth?
Telehealth is a process and system for care delivery that extends beyond traditional walls, bringing health care and wellness into the everyday experience of patients and their families.
How does it Work?
Communication, information and bio-metric technologies are leveraged to extend and enhance the clinician, caregiver and patient relationships.
Telehealth in the news
The Boston Globe business section recently featured a pilot project that’s discharging Children’s urology patients from the hospital with rolling, videoconferencing robots to do follow-up home monitoring. Read more about the project on Vector, Children’s science and clinical innovation blog, and read Dr. Hiep Nguyen’s blog post on the cost-saving and healthcare benefits of “playing with robots.”