A Look Back: Missouri Doctors Are Finding New Ways To Treat Patients Half A World Away

screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-3-47-28-pmAll month long Missouri Partnership is taking a look back at 31 of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from the past year. Today we take a look back at Mercy health system’s Virtual Care Center.

In 2016, the Missouri-based Virtual Care Center worked tirelessly as the world’s first medical facility dedicated entirely to virtual care outside of its walls. Branded a “hospital without beds,” the Virtual Care Center provides remote support for intensive-care units, emergency rooms, physician’s offices and even patients’ homes.

Check out this video to see more ways Mercy’s Virtual Care Center is helping Missourians, and people across the US, stay out of the hospital.