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P.E.I. Western Hospital ward fully staffed by remote doctors amid shortage of physicians
Huffington Post/ - Once faced with the threat of closure, a rural hospital in P.E.I is now thriving despite an ongoing physician shortage.

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Doctors on the TV: Small East Coast hospital tries medical care via video screen

Global News

Doctors on the TV: Small East Coast hospital tries medical care via video screen
Global News/ - Western Hospital in Alberton, P.E.I., has undertaken a six-month pilot “tele-rounding” project allowing doctors to treat patients via a secure video conference link.

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Small P.E.I hospital tried to solve national medical care shortages with ‘TV doctors’

National Post

Small P.E.I hospital tried to solve national medical care shortages with ‘TV doctors’
National Post/ - Instead of a doctor doing hospital rounds in person, a TV cart with the physician on a video screen from an office elsewhere in the province or the country is rolled from room to room.

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P.E.I. hospital tackles doctor shortage through video “tele-rounding” pilot

The Star

P.E.I. hospital tackles doctor shortage through video “tele-rounding” pilot
The Star/ - In a rural corner of P.E.I., a small hospital is trying a first-in-Canada approach to delivering care that could offer a solution to doctor shortages across the country.

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Toronto company doing ‘virtual’ rounds in rural P.E.I. hospital

Toronto Sun

Toronto company doing ‘virtual’ rounds in rural P.E.I. hospital
Toronto Sun/ - In the community of Alberton PEI, Maple is pioneering a new process called telerounding to help rural hospitals overcome physician shortages

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Maple’s P.E.I. pilot drastically improving quality of healthcare

Techvibes

Maple’s P.E.I. pilot drastically improving quality of healthcare
Techvibes/ - Virtual healthcare has been available for years but success has been hard to measure in the hospital environment. Maple's first-of-its-kind telerounding service is an exception with strong success indicators appearing just months into the pilot.

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Western Hospital using innovative physician care approach to support patients, community

Prince Edward Island

Western Hospital using innovative physician care approach to support patients, community
Prince Edward Island/ - Health PEI and Canadian telehealth company, Maple, have been piloting a first in Canada approach to in-patient care at Western Hospital.

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How technology is helping patients see the doctor in western P.E.I.

CBC PEI

How technology is helping patients see the doctor in western P.E.I.
CBC Prince Edward Island/ - With physician shortages widespread across Canda's rural communities, Maple is helping improve access to care with a first in Canada pilot that connects hospital inpatients with locally licensed doctors.

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Alberton’s Western Hospital piloting tele-rounding

The Journal Pioneer

Alberton’s Western Hospital piloting tele-rounding
The Journal Pioneer/ - In the face of physician shortages, Western Hospital in Alberton, Prince Edward Island, is piloting a groundbreaking technology by telemedicine provider Maple to connect hospital inpatients with locally licensed doctors from across the country.

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Doctor on call: There’s an app for that!

CTV News

Doctor on call: There’s an app for that!
CTV/ - CTV highlights how easy it is to use the Maple mobile app for 24/7 instant online access to doctors for common medical conditions.

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CTV London: Site allows patients to see doctors online, cutting out the need for a visit

CTV London

CTV London: Site allows patients to see doctors online, cutting out the need for a visit
CTV LONDON/ - Mom uses Maple for son's treatment, and shares her experience.

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