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The Verizon Foundation Donates $100,000 to Launch Telemedicine Pilot Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Date:3/29/2012

PHILADELPHIA, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announces a grant of $100,000 from Verizon Foundation to launch a Telemedicine Pilot Program dedicated to providing pediatric specialty consultations to community hospitals.

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"Thanks to the support of The Verizon Foundation's funding, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will be able to embark on a Telemedicine pilot program with the goal of providing top caliber pediatric expertise to children, no matter where they live, through their community hospital," said Michael Apkon, chief medical officer of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Telemedicine, through medical grade video conferencing applications, has the promise of bringing pediatric specialists to points of care where their expertise can facilitate diagnosis and treatment in a way that transcends geography.  This pilot phase will be conducted in partnership with community hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

"Verizon is proud to overcome medical health care barriers of distance, time or availability of doctors and nurses through the use of technology," said Douglas R. Smith, vice president of State Government Affairs, Verizon Pennsylvania.  "We are proud to partner with CHOP, a leading health care institution who shares the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of the nation's Best Children's Hospitals and whom we are fortunate to have located here in the greater Philadelphia region, to pilot the delivery of patient services, diagnosis and treatment through video conferencing.  It's exciting and a win-win for all!"   

The pilot program is designed to test the applicability of consultation services in the community hospital setting for intensive care services; neonatal intensive care; inp
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