Shriners Chicago offers telehealth services to spine patients at Indiana hospital

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago is partnering with Angola, Ind.-based Cameron Memorial Community Hospital to offer telehealth care to pediatric patients with orthopedic and spine conditions, the Herald Republican reports.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago will use telehealth technology to provide remote care to its Indiana-based patients at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital. Shriners Hospitals offers specialty care for pediatric orthopedic conditions and spinal cord rehabilitation, among others.

"Shriners Hospitals for Children are committed to serving patients and families with more convenient and flexible care," Mark Niederpruem, administrator at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago, told the Herald Republican. "Our hospitals have been providing telehealth services throughout the country for nearly a decade; however, this launch marks an advance in technology and the hospital's agility in the continually changing delivery models for healthcare."

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