Telemedicine connects Cambodian, VN hospitals
HCM CITY A telemedicine system connecting Preah Ket Mealea Hospital (Royal Cambodian Armed Forces General Hospital) with Vietä Nams 175 Military Hospital was launched yesterday to assist Cambodian doctors in diagnosis and treatment. Ultrasound and CAT scan images of patients with bladder stones and pleurisy tumours treated at the Preah Ket Mealea Hospital were broadcast live to 175 Military Hospital doctors.
Vietnamese doctors can also view operations at the Preah Ket Mealea Hospital and assist doctors in the surgery room.
The Vietä Nam Ministry of Defence helps fund and provide technical assistance to the telemedicine system.
Major General Nguyenã Honàg Sôn, head of the 175 Military Hospital, said that doctors in Vietä Nam can assist with diagnosis and treatment of patients with serious conditions at Preah Ket Mealea Hospital.