Rhode Island Hospital is first in nation to adapt Google Glass for ED use

June 9, 2014

In partnership with the Department of Dermatology and with the support of Lifespan and the University Emergency Medicine Foundation, Google Glass is being used in the Anderson ED to conduct remote dermatology consults. The initiative is part of a 6 month study aimed at exploring the feasability of using Google Glass for real-time streatming video ED consults.  The study was led by emergency physician, Paul Porter MD (pictured), as well as resident physicians Peter Chai MD and Roger Wu MD.  

A video and more information about the demonstration project is available here.