Mercy worked hand-in-hand with WWT to extend their mission far beyond the walls of the Virtual Care Center. Highly sensitive two-way cameras put doctors at the bedside, wherever that is, while sensors bring in real-time data to detect deteriorations in health. And all along the way, care teams create stronger bonds with their patients.
Mercy Virtual treated more than 500,000 patients in 2016.
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