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STA Panel: Leveraging Technology (Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring) in Perioperative Care During a Global Crisis

Date: October 9, 2021
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: San Diego, CA
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The Society for Technology in Anesthesia presents an expert panel to discuss the role of technology in facilitating telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jonathan Wanderer will discuss a framework for preoperative evaluation clinics via telemedicine. Dr. Surgenor will present tele-ICU applications used for the acute management of COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic, from the early days to the present. Lastly, Dr. Kuck will discuss innovations in mechanical ventilation, focusing on remote monitoring and the remote control of mechanical ventilators.




Jorge A. Galvez, MD
Children's Hospital in Omaha, Omaha, NB


Telemedicine for Pre-Anesthesia Evaluation
Jonathan P. Wanderer, MD,FASA,MPHIL, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Tele-ICU for Covid-19
Stephen D. Surgenor, MD, MBA, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 

Telemedicine Applications for Mechanical Ventilation
Kai Kück, PhD, University of Utah School of Medicine 


Credits- 1


Session Learning Objectives:

  • Identify telemedicine opportunities focusing on COVID-19 units.
  • Summarize best practices for remote monitoring and management of ventilators.
  • Establish a framework for telemedicine for pre-operative evaluation and post-operative follow-up.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of utilizing a telemedicine approach for performing preoperative evaluations.


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