OKMH reduces cardiac transfers
Submitted by crecord2010 on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 12:22pm
Since 1975, Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital have been serving Karnes County community making it their purpose to become the healthcare provider of choice, to exceed expectations and improve community health while remaining affordable and a stable force in their community.
Barbara James, director of marketing and public relations said, “We are the first critical care access hospital in the state to have [telecardiology program] available to a rural community.”
Telecardiology is a network that helps improve care by connecting patients with doctors and specialists, regardless of their location. These networks allow immediate consultations with heart specialists at top hospitals without the need for travel.
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