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Western Hospital using innovative approach to reduce emergency department wait times
Newswire/ - This creative approach to care provides patients with non-critical needs, who meet a certain criteria, the option to immediately connect with a doctor by video rather than waiting to see the ED doctor on site during emergency department hours.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.