Teleneonatology is one of the many ways Mayo Clinic extends knowledge and care to more people. Using real-time video technology, neonatologists, pediatric specialists who assist with ill newborns and premature births, can partner with your local providers in the birth center. Teleneonatology is primarily used during newborn resuscitation or for helping diagnose unusual clinical cases.
Benefits of the program include:
Once the telemedicine consultant provides the evaluation and the acute need has been addressed, local providers resume the lead on patient care.