When someone in Key West is critically injured, often the only solution is a one-hour helicopter ride to a trauma center in Miami. But emergency responders there now use video conferencing equipment to consult in real time with trauma specialists, getting expert direction on how to treat an accident victim en route—and on whether they need to make the trip at all.
Saving time, money, lives in trauma care
Send us a letter
Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print.