Thai Nguyen Central Hospital: Online surgery conducting by remote diagnosis and treatment solutions


Conducting remote medical examination and treatment solutions is in process of Thai Nguyen Central Hospital – an intensive medical center in the Northern mountainous region to implement Decision No. 2628 / QD-BYT June 22, 2020 of the Ministry of Health approving the project “Remote medical examination and treatment” for the period 2020 – 2025. The project is the inheritance and crystallization of the Satellite Hospital Project and Project 1816 of Ministry of Health.

Online Innovation activities specialized in Ear – Nose – Throat

At the remote medical examination and treatment center of Thai Nguyen Central Hospital, online scientific and surgical meetings are held regularly and highly effective with the sharing of knowledge and professional experience positively between the top level doctors and the medical team of the lower level doctors. Attending the meeting were leading national experts in the field of Ear-Nose – Throat of Hanoi Medical University, Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy,…

In particular, on September 23 and October 28, the specialized surgeries of the Ear – Nose – Throat with the intensive remote examination and treatment solution from Infomed (member of VMED Group) took place extremely successfully.

The surgeries are performed at the Department of Anesthesia and Resuscitation and connect online the surgical image to the Remote Medical Examination and Treatment Center – Thai Nguyen Central Hospital in provinces and cities: A Thai Nguyen Hospital, Phu Luong District Medical Center; Bac Kan General Hospital, Cho Moi District Medical Center (Bac Kan), Lang Son Provincial General Hospital and Cao Loc District Medical Center (Lang Son).

Leading experts have transferred many specialized techniques such as laryngeal cancer surgery stage T1, T2 through endoscopy, tumor removal; laryngeal microscopic surgery to cut left vocal cord granulomatosis; ear laparoscopic surgery to replace the baby bone chain, …

Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tan Phong – Hanoi Medical University directly operated with doctors at Thai Nguyen Central Hospital

The intensive remote medical solution is specially focused on building and developing by VMED Group through the integration of Tele-ICU, Tele-ECG, CLAS Healthcare EMR, PACs, …, the solution can be applied to many applications. Specialties such as ICU- Emergency resuscitation, Cardiology, Oncology, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics.

Mr. Ngo Thanh Son – Deputy General Director of VMED Group shared: “The outstanding value of this solution is the ability to connect lower level patient data to the center in real time. Specifically, doctors at higher levels can directly monitor patient survival indicators through high-tech equipment, correctly and comprehensively meet the requirements of deep expertise in the examination and diagnosis process. and treating the patient”.

The biggest benefit that the intensive remote examination and treatment solution brings is to help people in remote areas enjoy the same quality of medical examination and treatment as the last level. Thanks to the “digital referral” technology, even though the patients are being treated at the local hospital, they are still examined by doctors at the central level, supporting diagnosis and treatment. Thus, the patient will save money for hospital transfer, reduce the risk of risk during travel, especially in critical illness situations. In other words, people have access to quality health services from the upper and central levels at lower level health facilities at a much lower cost compared to hospital transfers.

In addition, this solution also helps reduce overcrowding for higher level hospitals, and actively supports lower level hospitals. The doctors at lower levels can confidently and confidently carry out treatment for serious cases with high technical requirements with the companionship and continuous support from a team of experienced doctors and experts from upline. This companion process also helps step by step improve the professional capacity of the team of nurses and doctors at lower level hospitals.

For reference:

Thai Nguyen Central Hospital Remote Medical Center is built to online connect online with health facilities in 13 provinces: Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Bac Kan, Cao Bang, Tuyen Quang, Bac Giang, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Binh Phuoc. The center has been put into use and operates regularly.

** VMED Group with Telemedicine platform is an intensive remote treatment solution including many specialized units such as ICU, surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics …; connecting from the lower level patient bed to the center; Patient data is synchronized in real time. In recent years, VMED Group has successfully implemented a pilot at the Department of Health of Ba Ria Vung Tau province; Hanoi Medical University Hospital and at 6 commune health stations of Nam Dan district, Nghe An province and the orientation will continue to be deployed to many other medical facilities in the country. **

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