Monday, December 18, 2017

NCRHA goes high tech to ease ER congestion*

HOW IT WORKS: Head of the Accident and Emergency Department at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope, Dr Ravi Lalla points out some features of the High Sensitivity Troponin Machine to Health Minister, Terrence Deyalsingh.


Adult emergency patients and their families arriving at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) in Mt Hope, can look forward to less congestion, and a richer critical care experience as newly acquired technology is allowing doctors to more quickly and accurately diagnose heart patients. “By rapidly confirming cardiac cases, doctors are now better positioned to interact with patients, to determine the critical actions needed to treat them at the emergency room (ER) with better outcomes and reduced congestion,” said Dr Ravi Lalla, head of the Accident & Emergency Department at the EWMSC.

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