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World Pneumonia Day – Pulmonary Rehabilitation Teleconferencing Program

October 21, 2019

Mount Sinai Hospital now offers a
permanent pulmonary rehabilitation program, by teleconferencing. Because we had a very dynamic team, we decided that we could push the innovation a
little further and telemedicine is really what we should be using in the
21st century. So we are are using a secure network that’s available across the
province that’s free so really it’s a no added cost to anybody so we’re using the
security telemedicine video conferencing. system available. Patients use emergency
room way less because they can actually manage their disease at home. Dr. Saad hopes to expand her program
rapidly because only 2% of people who need rehabilitation have access to it. have access to it

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