Though facing a rare disease, Oliver and his family found a diagnosis and hope at CHOC through the help of rapid whole-genome sequencing.
Dr. Jason Knight
When Augustina, then age 13, visited her doctor in early June because she wasn’t feeling well, she had no idea she’d be rushed to CHOC Hospital and spend the next two months fighting for her life. “My doctor told my dad that we needed to get to CHOC right away,” Augustina says. “I don’t remember […]
When Rayann was 16 months old, he caught what seemed like a cold. Soon, he was in CHOC’s pediatric intensive care unit fighting for his life.
Miranda woke up screaming in the middle of the night from unbearable head pain. She couldn’t move or recognize her parents, & then collapsed.
Telemedicine, also sometimes called telehealth, is the delivery of health care services using telecommunications or electronic technology. Telemedicine can involve video and audio equipment to assess a patient remotely, patient portals, remote monitoring of vital signs, the use of smartphones and tablets and remote medical education efforts.
Thanks to CHOC Children’s telemedicine efforts, physicians can remotely care for children from miles away, or even while a patient is riding in an ambulance. In this video, Dr. Jason Knight, a critical care specialist and medical director of CHOC’s Emergency Transport Services, discusses how CHOC physicians and the transport team use telemedicine to improve care […]
Thanks to the power of telemedicine, CHOC Children’s physicians are able to remotely assess and monitor a patient from miles away. CHOC began integrating telemedicine about seven years ago with the use of remote robots located in the Hoag Hospital Newport Beach Emergency Department, which allowed CHOC doctors to offer consultations for pediatric patients set […]