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MUSC Center for Telehealth

What is MUSC doing to expand access to quality health care?

Using the latest telehealth technologies, MUSC is connecting patients and providers across South Carolina with our expert health care team. MUSC is focused on expanding access to services, coordinating care and improving the health of communities. Whether you are a patient needing the care of a MUSC specialist through the convenience and comfort of your local doctor’s office, or a provider interested in partnering to offer expanded services to your patients, MUSC has a telehealth program for you. Learn more about the many ways MUSC is changing what’s possible through telehealth. The MUSC Health Center for Telehealth is a part of eHealth Innovations.

 

REACH MUSC Telestroke Program

MUSC’s Telestroke Program is a potentially life-saving network that connects partnering hospitals with immediate, round-the-clock access to MUSC's stroke care experts, who can remotely provide urgent consultations after virtually examining patients and brain imaging studies.

Critical Care Outreach (Tele-ICU) Program

The MUSC Critical Care Outreach Program is designed to improve the care of critically ill patients and will include a multi-hospital consortium between MUSC and community hospitals. This innovative approach to critical care provides partner hospitals with 24/7/365 access to MUSC’s board certified and experienced intensivists.

School Based Telehealth Program

The School Based Telehealth Program seeks to improve the availability of comprehensive health care to underserved children in our state. This program is working to improve access to acute sick care, chronic disease management and mental health services by bringing the care to the children.

Virtual Tele Consult (VTC)

The Virtual Tele Consult (VTC) is an innovative approach to providing access to specialty care using telemedicine. This interdisciplinary, collaborative approach combines recent advances in technology to connect patients located in their community provider’s office with a broad coalition of specialists based at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC)

The NCVC offers evidence-based trauma-focused services for adults and children exposed to traumatic events. The NCVC specializes in working with victims of violent crime including sexual assault, child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, stalking, community violence, and traumatic loss.

Maternal Fetal Telemedicine Program

Through telemedicine, MUSC maternal fetal specialists provide convenient and reliable access to specialty care for women with high-risk pregnancies.

Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Telehealth

The Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Telehealth Program provides rural hospitals with 24/7 access to pediatric critical care and emergency medicine consultation.  Watch a video about the Program.

Telemental Health

MUSC’s Telemental Health offers many psychiatric care programs to facilities with adolescents with mental illnesses, veterans with PTSD and for survivors of civilian trauma.

Teleneurology

The MUSC Teleneurology program offers hospitals 24/7 general neurology coverage and expert consultation for routine and emergency care of patients with general neurological conditions.

TeleEEG

The MUSC TeleEEG program provides hospitals with daily access to fellowship-trained, board-certified neurophysiologists for the delivery of expert interpretations of an electroencephalogram study. An electroencephalogram, or EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity of the brain and is used in the diagnosis of many brain-related health conditions.

 

Contact Us

For more information about MUSC’s telemedicine programs, please contact MUSC Center for Telehealth at
843-792-7512.

Objectives for 2014

Learn about our 7 key objectives for 2014 in Progressnotes Year in Review 2013.

Telehealth Locations

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Maternal Fetal Programs

Virtual Tele Consult

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care

School-based Programs

Telestroke Programs

Telemental Health

Video: Telemedicine at MUSC - Bringing Specialist Care to the Patient

In the News

The Post and Courier – June 23, 2014
Hospitals test different approaches to improve access in rural areas of South Carolina

myhorrynews.com – May 8, 2014
New Technology Links Conway Doctors to MUSC to Help Sick Kids