NCH's new Telehealth Program will allow the Hospital to keep a closer eye on heart failure patients. The goal is to reduce potentially avoidable re-hospitalizations while educating patients and reinforcing healthy lifestyles that improve self-care practices.
NCH gynecological surgeon Michelle Luthringshausen, MD, has been designated as a robotic surgical trainer by Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System. Now, gynecologists across the country who want to specialize in state-of-the-art robotic surgery will soon observe cases right here at NCH.
A new Mental Health Liaison Nurse Specialist is now dedicated to the medical and specialty inpatient units and works in conjunction with the Hospital's team of psychiatrists to provide an enhanced level of psychiatric care to medical patients.
Recognizing a country's need for medical aid, two NCH medical staff members and one Hospital clinician participated in a volunteer medical mission trip to the impoverished island nation of Haiti.