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Tin Shui Wai Hospital upgrades 5G network to set up remote video diagnosis and cross-border cooperation to help solve strange and incurable diseases in real time

2021-05-07T19:26:42.619Z

Under the epidemic, the demand for remote medical services has increased. Tin Shui Wai Hospital upgraded its 5G network to cover the scope of the endoscopy center and operating room. After the attending doctor wears 5G smart glasses, he can view the diagnosis and treatment screen in real time



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Author: Zheng Qiuling

2021-05-07 00:01

Last update date: 2021-05-07 00:01

Under the epidemic, the demand for remote medical services has increased.

Tin Shui Wai Hospital upgraded its 5G network to cover the scope of the endoscopy center and operating room.

After the attending doctor wears 5G smart glasses, the diagnosis and treatment screen can be presented in the form of real-time visual diagnosis, and specialists or senior doctors can be invited to provide immediate advice for complex cases or emergencies regardless of location.

Pok Oi Hospital will also cover the 5G network in the fourth quarter of this year. At that time, it can strengthen inter-hospital cooperation with Tin Shui Wai Hospital. As for Tuen Mun Hospital in the network, it will be added according to the expansion plan.

Mr. Lui Chun-ta (left), a consultant in the emergency department of Tuen Mun Hospital, and Mr. Wong Ka-fai, a consultant surgeon in Tuen Mun Hospital (right).

(Photo by Zheng Qiuling)

Wang Jiahui, a consultant surgeon at Tuen Mun Hospital, shared that a 50-year-old male patient underwent gastroscopy due to epigastric pain. During the process, he was found to be suspected of bleeding from gastric myoma. His condition worsened than expected, and he immediately communicated via 5G. Video conference with senior internal medicine doctors, according to the live-streamed endoscopic footage, to discuss whether the patient is suitable for resection, etc., to obtain more comprehensive opinions.

According to Lei Chun-da, a consultant doctor in the emergency department of Tuen Mun Hospital, there are currently more than 100 lung films taken daily in the emergency department of Tin Shui Wai Hospital. The "real-time identification of chest and lung X-ray shadows" is being tried out. The computer can identify inconspicuous signs that can compensate people. The gap in perception by the naked eye has reached zero omissions, and the relevant technology will be gradually extended to other departments and hospitals.

This year, it is expected that brain scan bleeding tips and AI nasogastric tube positioning tips will be added.

In the future, we will focus on the development of real-time warnings for inpatient deterioration, real-time warnings for sepsis, and inpatient fall prevention plans.

In addition, the eVital is electronically used for patient examination data in the whole hospital of Tin Shui Wai Hospital, and the technology will be extended to 9 hospitals.

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