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Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
Georgia telemedicine 2014 meeting presentation (hobson)
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  • 1. Shalom: peace, wholeness, harmony, safety, soundness. A powerful blessing. Providing Medical Care in Guatemala: Opportunities for Telemedicine! Eric H. Hobson, Ph.D., Belmont University
  • 2. The Shalom Foundation Mission Statement: The Shalom Foundation’s Mission is to encourage Christian values by providing humanitarian assistance to children and their families living in extreme poverty. Core Programs: Education Nutrition & Clean Water Medical & Surgical Care
  • 3. • Moore Pediatric Surgery Center – Opened 2011 3 O.R; 21 Bed ambulatory surgery facility (Ortho; Optho; Uro; ENT; Plastics; Dental; General) 4 surgical missions in 2011 9 surgical missions in 2012 14 surgical missions in 2013 16 surgical missions scheduled for 2014 2,000 surgical procedures, and counting!! All care is provided free-of-charge.
  • 4. Telemedicine Arrives November 2013, GA Partnership for TeleHealth placed a Telemedicine rig in The Moore Pediatric Surgery Center, Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Answered a need for access to surgical consults & patient screening (pre- and post-op) New MPSC staff member (Pediatrician) is tasked to lead the effort. THANK YOU, Paula and team!!!
  • 5. The Moore Pediatric Surgery Center Ongoing Needs & Opportunities: Seek Pediatric Surgical Partners Seek Pharmacists Seek Telemedicine Partners Seek hospitality team members

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