Pediatric emergency medicine

Pediatric emergency medicine

Cambridge Medical Center partnership with Children’s Minnesota makes pediatric emergency doctors available virtually 24/7.

doctorwithchildinhospitalCambridge Medical Center (CMC) and Children’s Minnesota are partnering to offer virtual pediatric emergency consultation services at CMC. This innovative service gives CMC’s emergency medicine doctors 24-hour access to Children’s pediatric emergency expertise.

Through real-time, face-to-face health care video interaction, the CMC Emergency Department team can connect with more than 40 emergency medicine doctors and numerous pediatric specialists located at Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul or Minneapolis.

Emergency Department doctors will be able to securely share patient’s vital statistics, laboratory test and imaging results in real time with a pediatric emergency medicine doctor. By working together, the doctors may be able to quicken the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients. They will also determine if the patient should be transferred to a pediatric hospital for more specialized treatment.

This type of health care partnership gives patients access to pediatric emergency expertise close to home, eliminates unnecessary travel and expense, and improves the pediatric patient experience.