China News Service, Qinghai Guoluo, September 12th: Qinghai Maqin: 5G empowers remote smart medical care, allowing patients to say goodbye to “traveling between two places”
Author Liu Yang
It was slightly cool outside in Maqin County, Goluo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province in September, but in the “mobile medical integrated vehicle” in the Maqin County People’s Hospital, the CT scanning equipment was running. The heat emitted by the equipment made this small space quite comfortable. Warmth.
In the “mobile medical integrated vehicle”, 26-year-old Caiji lay flat with his hands raised, waiting for the chest CT scanning equipment to be tested. Outside the CT room, deputy director of the radiology department Zha Xituo skillfully operated the buttons. After a while, Caiji’s test image appeared on the computer screen.
The picture shows Ye Wenhui, deputy director of the People’s Hospital of Maqin County, Goluo Prefecture, Qinghai Province, introducing the “mobile medical integrated vehicle” to reporters. Photo by Xu Shangcai
Maqin County, Goluo Prefecture, Qinghai Province, located in the hinterland of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, has an average altitude of 4,300 meters. Due to its remote location, uneven distribution of medical resources, and relatively backward medical technology, it was once difficult to see a doctor.
This medical bus parked in the Maqin County People’s Hospital is currently the only “mobile medical integrated vehicle” carrying 40 rows of CT in Qinghai Province. “Through the 5G technology cloud imaging system installed on this medical vehicle, medical experts in Shanghai, 2,700 kilometers away, can consult in real time the X-ray, CT, MRI and other imaging data of patients at the Maqin County People’s Hospital, and issue Imaging diagnosis report.” Ye Wenhui, deputy director of Maqin County People’s Hospital, said that the medical vehicle can also ensure the accuracy and efficiency of remote imaging diagnosis through “AI-assisted diagnosis software + imaging expert double review” technology.
The picture shows CT images presented on the computer screen of the “Mobile Medical Integrated Vehicle”. Photo by Xu Shangcai
It is understood that the remote imaging consultation system was jointly built by China Mobile’s Youth Aid Team, Shanghai Fourth People’s Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University and other units. It innovatively integrates “vehicle-mounted high-definition CT imaging technology, 5G remote communication technology, and AI-assisted diagnosis technology.” , imaging expert review and consultation” and many other advanced technologies and working mechanisms.
Ye Wenhui said, “The application of mobile medical vehicles not only introduces more advanced medical resources in Shanghai to remote areas, but also solves the problem of difficulty in medical treatment for herdsmen in Maqin County. It also allows people in remote areas to enjoy local medical services in Maqin County. The accurate imaging diagnosis provided by experts in Shanghai has led to the improvement of imaging technology and diagnosis and treatment level of local hospitals in Maqin County.”
At the same time, the “Plateau 5G+ Smart Medical Laboratory” jointly built by China Mobile’s youth aid team and Maqin County People’s Hospital was officially established in August this year. It is also the “telemedicine center” of Maqin County People’s Hospital. “For critically ill patients admitted to the hospital, experts from Maqin County People’s Hospital and Shanghai Fourth People’s Hospital affiliated with Tongji University have conducted remote consultations for many times. Based on the patient’s condition, online multidisciplinary experts have conducted detailed analysis and focused discussions from different professional perspectives. Determine the treatment plan,” Ye Wenhui said.
The picture shows Ye Wenhui, deputy director of the People’s Hospital of Maqin County, Goluo Prefecture, Qinghai Province, introducing the “Telemedicine Center” to reporters. Photo by Xu Shangcai
“Last month at the ‘Telemedicine Center’, we had intensive consultations with experts from the Fourth People’s Hospital of Shanghai affiliated to Tongji University to treat two critically ill patients. Judging from the medical level of Maqin County People’s Hospital, it is very difficult to treat critically ill patients. .” Ye Wenhui said that through remote consultation, 15 multidisciplinary medical experts in Shanghai discussed intensively for more than 2 hours and finally determined the diagnosis and treatment plan.
It is reported that providing real-time, remote, highly mobile and digital medical services in application scenarios such as patient diagnosis, first aid and nursing is only the 13th anniversary of the China Mobile Youth Aid Team’s targeted assistance in the application of information and communication technology in Maqin County, Goluo Prefecture. an epitome of.
“Through the ‘group’ medical assistance model, we invite high-level clinical medical experts and introduce remote communication technology, so that medical resources in Qinghai and Shanghai can be shared.” Ye Wenhui said that now, local people can receive medical assistance at their ‘doorsteps’ Being able to enjoy better medical and health services not only consolidates and expands the effective connection between the results of health poverty alleviation and rural revitalization, but also strives to narrow the gap in basic medical and health services and health levels between Qinghai and Shanghai. (over)