Vol. 18, No. 2
Compassionate, Cutting-Edge Care Provides Relief to 89-Year-Old Patient
Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors
Two Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Top New York State Lists for Cardiac Care
Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta Emergency Diagnostic Imaging Center Dedicated at Winthrop
RP-7 "Virtual Doctor" Makes it's Debut at Winthrop
Congratulations, Top Docs!
A Vibrant Research Program at Winthrop
Pediatric Bowel Management Program Addresses Unique Needs of Children
International Exchange Program Tours Winthrop
23rd Annual Golf Tournament Raises a Record $430,000 for Emergency Services at Winthrop
11th Annual Opera Night Raises $75,000 for Child Life
Charlie's Champions Foundation Shows Continued Support for Cancer Center for Kids
Community Members Say Yes to Good Health
Senator Schumer Hosts Press Conference at Diabetes Education Center
2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids
Michael Magro Foundation Supports CCFK's School Re-entry Program
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation Helps Make Wishes Come True
Winthrop Receives "Found Money"
The Miracle Foundation Makes Third Gift of $50,000 to Cancer Center for Kids
Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics
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An innovative Remote Presence (RP)-7 Robot, designed by Intouch Health, has been helping to provide additional 'round-the-clock monitoring to patients in Winthrop's Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU).
John McNelis, MD, Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Winthrop-University Hospital, (pictured with the robot) has been using this modern technology to assist in providing real-time consultations with patients, their family members, and staff even when he cannot be present on the Unit.
Under the direct remote control of Dr. McNelis through a wireless laptop computer, the robot, equipped with the latest virtual technology including a camera with two-way audio and omni-directional mobility, assists with patient care by enabling the physician to move about the floor, interact with patients, observe vital sign monitors, and consult with staff while off-site to ensure accessible and attentive care for Winthrop's SICU patients.
"The state-of-the-art RP-7 robot is just another example of Winthrop's ongoing commitment to providing worldclass patient care," said Dr. McNelis.