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SPRING 2012

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opinion, and we can com- municate about what the doctors in Sioux Falls will need when a patient ar- rives," says Kruse. Vidyo ᑠᑐᑆᑡᑔᑁᑅᑔᑒᑂᑃᑄᑔᑙᑘᑂᑕᑙᑐᑅᑑᑀᑕᑙᑔᑘᑇ Andrew Barbash, M.D., is a Mayo Clinic-trained neu- rologist. He works with acute stroke patients in the Neurology-Stroke Care Program at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. Barbash works with nurse practitioners and a limited number of special- ists. His patients usually come in through the ER. Barbash and his leagues use col- Vidyo's telemedicine technology as a service. Holy Cross Hos- pital purchases the Vidyo service from a company called IDSolutions, which hosts the Vidyo infrastruc- ture. Holy Cross doctors and nurses communicate over VidyoMobile and Vidy- oDesktop software, which works on any mobile device or desktop computer, re- spectively. "I would de- scribe it as Skype on steroids with a couple of twists that make it useful for medical practice," says Bar- bash. Barbash introduced Vidyo by having the nursing units use the software on hard- ware on their mobile carts. A small number of Holy Cross physicians engage in Vidyo communications from home, or wherever they multiple have computer access, with a small number of nurses who have these carts. "It works with the click of a button," Barbash says, "and it gets everyone on the same page in real time." The technology supports participants. "Vidyo makes it easy to in- vite other people into a meeting," he says. "You can control the electronic meet- ing room by locking it once all the participants are in." This ensures the privacy of Continued Vidyo enables secure meetings and immediate access to clinicians. Practice medicine in a community that offers: • 20% population growth over past 5 years • Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md. nearby • Family-oriented region • Excellent payer-mix population Opportunities in: • Academic/teaching • Internal Medicine • Neurology • Obstetrics & Gynecology • Pediatrics • Urology • Ophthalmology If you're looking for the ideal place to practice medicine and enjoy a quality lifestyle, contact Tina Stover at 800-841-0533 or tstover@wvuh-east.org. BALANCEWORK AND LEISURE SPRING 2012 PracticeLink.com | ᑁᑄ

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