• Current Services

    The Center for Telehealth works with a variety of providers to deliver services through partnerships between Cincinnati Children's, patient, and outside institutions.  This includes telemedicine clinics for child psychiatry patients in remote locations and online case conferences with our Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute.

    Psychiatry Services

    Cincinnati Children’s provide telemedicine clinics for child psychiatry at multiple spoke sites throughout the country. This allows for children in remote locations to be seen by a child psychiatrist. These clinics are not offered directly to patients, but arranged between CCHMC and other healthcare sites. Read more in the 2012 Research Annual Report.

    Cancer and Blood Disease Services  

    Cincinnati Children’s Nationally Ranked Cancer and Blood Disease Institute provides telehealth services.  Currently they are focused on education and training using telehealth.  This includes providing remote case conferences and other training via video connections both in the U.S. and across the globe. Read more about Cincinnati Children's partnership with a children's hospital in China

    Urology eVisits and eConsults

    The Division of Urology at Cincinnati Children’s is piloting the use of eVisits as an alternative to in person follow-up for specific procedures. They are hoping this allows for quality management of the patients, while saving family time when child is not having complications. Additionally, The Division of Urology is one of the first that will be piloting eConsults for electronic consultation on complex urology related conditions including urogenital abnormalities, disorders of sexual differentiation, and complex renal abnormalities.Read more about the Division of Urology.

    Fetal TeleEcho Services

    The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s offers a remote fetal tele-echocardiography service, which enables a hospital or clinic to transmit echocardiographic images to an CCHMC pediatric cardiologist from external facilities. Our experts have vast experience in fetal studies. Read more about the Fetal Tele-Echocardiography Program.

    TeleEcho Services

    The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s offers a remote tele-echocardiography service, which enables a hospital or clinic to transmit stored or live echocardiographic images to a CCHMC pediatric cardiologist from external facilities. This service can also expand to other types of imaging like MRI. Read more about the Heart Institute’s Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Program.

    TeleEEG Services  

    The Division of Neurology at Cincinnati Children’s offers a remote EEG service at several locations.  This enables a hospital with EEG technicians to conduct an EEG study on a child and have it interpreted remotely by a pediatric neurologist.  In some cases we have been able to save families 100’s of miles in round trip travel by offering this diagnostic service through a hospital in their home town. Read more about the Division of Neurology

    Teleradiology Services

    The Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s has extensive pediatric subspecialty experience.  They are able to offer reading of not only routine pediatric studies, but also specialized studies like MRI and CT scans.  This includes brain imaging, heart imaging, and fetal imaging. Studies can be submitted for second opinion read from all across the country and the world.

    Coming Soon

    We are developing additional telehealth programs in the following specialties: 

    If you or your organization might be interested in serving as a spoke/host site for a video-based clinical service, please contact us at telehealth@cchmc.org.

  • Erik C. Michelfelder, MD, Director of the Fetal Cardiac Program, reviews a sonogram.
    Erik C. Michelfelder, MD, Director of the Fetal Cardiac Program, reviews a sonogram.
  • Learn more about eConsults

    Cincinnati Children’s eConsult Program allows patients to access a variety of pediatric specialists through electronic consultations with Cincinnati Children's physicians. 

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