Home Health Care

With new tool, surgeon’s consultation is a click away for physical therapists providing home care

“In a few seconds, I can take a look and see the wound is healing properly," said Brian Galinat, M.D., MBA, chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and medical director for the Musculoskeletal Service Line. "Non-surgeons helping care for the patient, such as physical therapists and visiting nurses, may be less sure. This new way of communicating is decreasing unnecessary hospitalizations, and it’s an educational professional-to-professional exchange. The peace of mind is worth a million.” Read more

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