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Randall Children’s Hospital offers critical care consulting to Bend hospital

August 2013

Legacy Telehealth–Pediatric Critical Care consult is now available in Bend, Ore. It is the newest addition to the Legacy Telehealth program.

Through Legacy Telehealth, partnering community hospitals and providers have 24/7 access to Legacy’s adult and pediatric specialists. This access helps facilitate prompt and accurate diagnosis, as well as the development and implementation of appropriate treatment plans. Telehealth also contributes to improved clinical outcomes and increased patient satisfaction.

With Legacy Telehealth–Pediatric Critical Care consult, pediatric intensivists at Randall Children’s Hospital are providing consult services for critically ill pediatric patients at St. Charles Bend. They connect remotely following an initial telephone connection to Legacy One Call Consult & Transfer.

Telehealth momentum

Legacy Health has remote consultation programs and services that offer several types of connections to and support from Legacy specialists.

  • Legacy Tele-Stroke with Skyline Hospital in White Salmon, Wash., and with McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Ore.
  • Legacy Telehealth–Infectious Disease with McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
  • Legacy Telehealth–Tele-ICU with Legacy Medical Group intensivists and Tuality Community Hospital’s ICU
  • Legacy Tele-Baby Resuscitation with Randall Children’s Hospital and Legacy Good Samaritan Medication Center, and Tuality Healthcare
  • Legacy Medical Group–Maternal-Fetal Medicine physicians and genetic counselors and Good Shepherd Hospital in Hermiston, Ore.

For more information about Legacy Telehealth, contact Lori Wakashige  at 503-415-5402.

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