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Brain Saving Technologies, Inc.

the T-Health Institute: Medicine
through Videoconferencing
Priyanka Singh 109
Sonal Parab 110
Nishmitha Salian 111
Amit Jha 113
Case Synopsis

• Brain Savings Technologies Inc. It is a Neuro Critical Care Center, which is

situated Massachusetts.
• The care center links the hospitals within the region of Massachusetts, having a
remote university hospital available at 24*7 service needs.
• The objective of the care center is to improve or enhance the timely and
punctual diagnosis of strokes, which is a leading cause of death in United States
of America.
• T-Health Institute: T-Health Institute, also known as Institute for Advanced
Telemedicine and Telehealth; was established in the year 1996.
• The institute is responsible for facilitating the new and innovative way of
collaborating and educating across various disciplines and expertise in the field
and science of medicine.
Case Synopsis Cont..

• The institute is responsible for connecting fifty five independent healthcare

based organizations across 71 communities.
• The T-Health institute provides the telehealth service for more than 50
• As many as 0.6 million patients have received the healthcare services through
this teleservice network.
• The objective of the health institute is to use and implement the latest
technology to allow for the interdisciplinary and medical professional team
• Assumptions behind the case analysis After critically examining the case, it can
be said that the doctors and other physicians have the potential to make the
more logical and rational decision by using the new, technologically advanced
communication channels...
Neuro Critical Care Center A.K.A. Institute of Advanced
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts CEO Telemedicine and Telehealth
and COO: Stuart Bernstein Established : 1991
Connect hospitals within Arizona Telemedicine Program
Massachusetts with remote (ATP) Director: Dr. Ronald
university hospital 24/7 Weinstein
Objectives : Improve timely Facilitate a new way of teaching
diagnosis of strokes and optimize and collaborating across disciplines
treatment options and professions in medical field
Use Technology to permit
interdisciplinary team training
• With more than 75 years of
experience, Tandberg is referred to
as the global leader in video
• Simultaneous Audio Video
• Bidirectional Video conferencing
• Image Display Capabilities
• Wheels to move the mobile Tandberg
• The quality and reliability Tandberg
infuses in every product makes them
the perfect choice for your video
conferencing needs.
Case Study Questions

• Question 1:
• From the perspective of a patient, how would you feel about
being diagnosed by a doctor who could be hundreds of miles away
from you? What kind of expectations or concerns would you have
about that kind of experience?
Case Study Questions

• Question 2:
• What other professions, aside from health care and education ,
could benefit from application of some of the technologies
discussed in the case? How would they derive business value from
these projects?
Case Study Questions

• Question 3
• The deployment of IT in the health professions is still very much in
its infancy. What other uses of technology could potentially
improve the quality of healthcare?
Case Summary

Assumptions Goals and Objectives Constraints

By opening up more communication Use telecommunication to bridge Video conferencing can be stiff
channels using videoconferencing the communication gap in the
and Telehealth, doctors will make medical industry. The video conferences do not allow
more rational decisions. for real life Face to Face
A technical guru has to be available
at all times to train and fix any
errors that occurs