August 11, 2020By Marc Lazarovici

Telemedicine of the Future – A New Way

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Presentation Details

August 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM, Pacific Coast Time Zone

Presented by: Marc Lazarovici MD

Presentation Abstract

The presentation will start by discussing several problems of modern healthcare, mainly those where currently solutions based on telemedicine are available and implemented. Building on this an innovative approach for increased presence in telemedicine, the so called telepresence, will be discussed. After an introduction of the basic technological concepts we will dive into different use cases and discuss them in some detail. Also potential difficulties will be addressed, as well as ideas to overcome them. As this is all rather early work, some ideas are in the proof of concept stadium. The presentation will conclude discussing a final outlook into future developments of telemedicine, discussing ideas not yet even in the early implementation stage.

Duration (Hours): 1
Type of Offering: Webinar
Teaching Method: Lecture with Slide Presentation

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how telemedicine is an integral part of modern healthcare
  2. Recognise possible future developments in telemedicine
  3. Understand possible problems of the approaches presented

Suggested Learner Level: Intermediate

Presenter Biography

Marc Lazarovici MD
Head of simulation centre

Marc Lazarovici is a medical doctor (internal medicine), human factor trainer and computer scientist. He graduated from the Munich Medical School (LMU) in 2002 and studied computer sciences (part time) at the University Hagen between 2000 and 2011. Since 2003 he is a human factor and CRM trainer in the medical field. Currently, he is leading the Human Simulation Center at the Institute for Emergency Medicine, Medical Center of the Munich Ludwig-Maximilians-University, and working as trainer in different medical simulation trainings. He is member of the SSiH, SESAM and cofounding member of the DGSiM (german simulation society). 2016 he has been elected for a two-years term into the Executive Committee of SESAM as its treasurer and 2018 he has been elected into the position of SESAM President-Elect, which led to him becoming SESAM President in 2019. He is cofounding member and active auditor in the SESAM Accreditation Group.
His research interests and activities focus mainly on further developing learning opportunities through simulation, be it by developing new augmented reality simulators or by researching the implications of the increasing use of AR/VR technology to the healthcare environment.


Part of working group developing some of the technologies discussed
Some developments funded by german government agencies

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Category: Operations
Tags: AR, augmented reality, digital, distance healthcare, distance learning, new, remote healthcare, remote learning, tele, telemedicine, telesimulation, virtual reality, vr