Advances in Health Care Bring Remote Expertise Close

Telemedicine provides patients with remote dial-in diagnostic capability.

Dr. Chad M. Miller operates the RP-VITA robot at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Chad M. Miller operates the RP-VITA robot at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

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Meanwhile, he's working on sharing MD Anderson's surgical expertise from afar. With the use of a specialized webcam, software and a microphone in the distant OR, an MD Anderson surgeon can sit in on a surgery in real-time from her office, reaching across the distance and into the future.



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