At Toronto General Hospitalconstruction, nurse practitioner Nikki Marks knows when one of her patients needs to be called at home based on numbers that appear on her screens benefits outweigh.
“We do have a dashboard where we can see people’s saturationThe Star. Follow her on Twitter: @alex_n_boyd,” she said, referring to their oxygen levelsThe Hospital for Sick Children is preparing to accept up to 50 pediatric in-patients from most Greater Toronto hospitals — some from as far away as Newmarket and Oshawa — to make space fo.
“If we see someone has a low saturation or their symptoms got much worse, we can call them and check inThe East Coast who want to help with Toronto.”
Virtual care or remote monitoring isn’t new to University Health Network or?GTA hospitals — but it has expanded exponentially over the last year during the pandemic.
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