Services We Offer

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh provides the following telemedicine services to international patients and health care providers.

Clinical Area
Health Services/Benefits
Cardiac Intensive Care 

  • Efficient, team-based solutions for ICU shortages
  • Proactive and individualized patient care
  • Reduced ICU complication rates and length of stay
Pediatric Dermatology
  • Inpatient and emergency consults for hospitals without dermatology coverage
  • Timely transmission of images and clinical information
  • Remote consults and test interpretations for hospitals without ophthalmology coverage
  • Screenings for diabetic retina disease in physician office
  • Real-time image transmission and video display.
  • Remote consults via whole slide digital imaging and store and forward image transmission.
  • Real-time dynamic intra-operative consultations
  • Immediate access to pathology experts through a secure consultation portal
  • Radiology support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Evening coverage for studies and all emergency department plain films
  • Access to grand rounds and CME via audio and videoconferencing
Remote Monitoring
  • Remote monitoring and proactive care of pediatric intensive care unit
  • Physician-to-physician consults

Tele-education and Simulation
  • Remote learning opportunities for nurses and physicians at community hospitals
  • Enhanced provider access to underserved pediatric subspecialties
Transplant Surgery
  • Remote consults for post-operative management and care
Other Pediatric Specialties:

Program for the Study of Neurodevelopment in Rare Disorders (NDRD)



  • Remote consults for diagnosis and medical management