Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM)
When a woman is faced with a high risk pregnancy, close monitoring is often prescribed. The obstetrics-gynecology (OB-GYN) and maternal fetal medicine (MFM) Telehealth program provides three different services for obstetrical and gynecologic patients:
- Ultrasound interpretation for high-risk patients
- Gynecologic ultrasounds
- Genetic counseling
The ultrasound interpretation service reaches patients in several Pennsylvania counties and has been serving women since 2005. The ultrasound consultative service allows remote sites to send their ultrasound studies digitally to LVHN for interpretation by our board-certified MFM specialists.
Genetic counseling is another aspect of this program. Patients from Bucks, Lackawanna and Northampton can receive genetic counseling from certified genetic counselors. The counselors use high-definition videoconferencing technologies to consult with and educate patients.
Obstetrics and MFM Fact: MFM Telehealth program spares OB-GYN patients from unnecessary travel for services.