Simple technology changing face of health care delivery

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Posted: March 4, 2013

The Winchester Star

Dr. John Choi (right), a Winchester Medical Center neurologist, confers from his office with Dr. Bart Johnson of Shenandoah Memorial Hospital’s emergency room using telehealth equipment. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Choi discusses the telehealth equipment that allows him to examine, with the help of distant emergency room physicians, possible stroke patients in other Valley Health hospitals via a video link. For example, if an individual in Front Royal has a stroke — an emergency where time is of the essence — they don’t need to be transported to Winchester, Choi said.

WINCHESTER — In a small office in the corner of the Emergency Department at Winchester Medical Center, doctors are using simple technology in an attempt to save lives and maybe alter the way...



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