Goleta-based organization partners with InTouch Health and Direct Relief to provide needed medical care in developing countries
Haiti, the 3-D Way - Printers in Philadelphia help create models for surgery
SANTA BARBARA NEWSPRESS, Santa Barbara, CA
More than 1 billion people cannot obtain the health services they need because those ser-vices are either inaccessible, unavailable, unaffordable or of poor quality, according to the World Health Organization.In addition, the world faces a shortfall of more than 7.2 million health workers.
Goleta Nonprofit Uses Advanced Technology to Aid Areas of World Lacking Medical Care
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER PHILLY E-EDITION, Philadelphia, PA
For five years, Jefferson University Hospital surgeons have been traveling to Haiti to rebuild the jaws of patients whose faces are disfigured by benign yet massive tumors. This year they tried a new tactic: making models of the patients’ jaws in advance, with 3-D printers in Philadelphia. They are also discussing how WTI’s telehealth program can help Haitian physicians consult with their U.S. counterparts.
5 things to know about the newly-formed nonprofit World Telehealth Initiative
NOOZHAWK, Santa Barbara, CA
Sharon Allen’s voice quavers as she shares the traumatic tale of a young, pregnant woman in Malawi, a nation in southeast Africa that is one of the world’s least-developed countries. Sitting outside a coffee shop in Santa Barbara on a recent sunny afternoon, Allen is literally a world away, in every respect, from the desperate place inhabited by 19-year-old Esperanza.
World Telehealth Initiative formed to bring world-class care via telehealth to communities in need throughout the world
BECKER’S HOSPITAL REVIEW, Chicago, IL
The World Telehealth Initiative recently launched as a nonprofit humanitarian group. Here are five things to know about the newly-formed organization:
WORLD TELEHEALTH INITIATIVE, Santa Barbara, CA
World Telehealth Initiative formed to bring world-class care via telehealth to communities in need throughout the world. Along with partners InTouch Health and Direct Relief, the World Telehealth Initiative aims to revolutionize global healthcare access