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South Carolina Burn Center Reaches Distant Patients Through Telemedicine

Pediatric burn physicians consulting remotely with patient through telemedicine cart.
Taylor Crouch
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Pediatric burn physicians consulting remotely with patient through telemedicine cart.

Even though burns are a leading pediatric injury in South Carolina, there is only one burn center in the state. At the Medical University of South Carolina they see patients from all parts of the state. Most recently, some of the patients do not have to travel as far, as the hospital has been expanding the use of remote consultations using telemedicine.