Medical practitioners and healthcare providers benefit from MAGPI and Internet2 by increasing institutional efficiencies, keeping doctors at the forefront of research and improving patient care. Through live real-time access to the global medical research community, Medical schools can offer and receive virtual Continuing Medical Education to their faculty and staff without ever leaving their facilities. Doctors use high definition interactive videoconferencing for synchronous analysis of patient data and live collaborative dialogue with peers around the world to help save patients lives. Safe, secure authentication schemas to large medical databases are being developed collaboratively by the medical community and technologists from around the world.
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Patients in rural Pennsylvania and Delaware area can be evaluated and treated using advanced rural telemedicine technologies. Pathologists use high definition videoconferencing to connect live for remote pathology consults. Students in rural Pennsylvania obtain live remote instruction in medical Spanish from native speaking medical practitioners across the country to better understand and treat patients. Nursing students learn more about HIV and the Immune System live from an ER doctor they never physically meet. Hospitals across the Delaware Valley engage with hospitals and clinics around the world for distributed patient simulations and clinical trials.
MAGPI and Medical Missions for Children
Expanding access to patient care to save children’s lives
Medical Missions for Children aims to “transfer medical knowledge from those who have it to those who need it using the latest in communications technology.” Medical Missions for Children is a multiple-award winning charity located at St. Joseph ’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ that operates a distance medicine network in over 100 countries called the Telemedicine Outreach Program (TOP), a global satellite and IP TV network called the Medical Broadcasting Channel (MBC), the Global Video Library of Medicine (GVLM), and Giggles Children’s Theater – Where Laughter is the Best Medicine. Using MAGPI and Internet2, Medical Missions for Children further expands its viewing audience using the latest IP video production, archival, and distribution technologies.