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Eye on the future: A wi-fi robot that will keep families connected

Many young patients from outside Montreal who have to spend weeks or even months at the Children’s usually want nothing more than to stay in touch and share their daily experiences with family members who can’t make the trip to see them. Aside from email, phone and video chats, the choices available to them have been limited. But thanks to new technology—and the efforts of several members of the Telehealth team—the future is looking a lot more interactive than ever before.

Patient stories

Listening to her belt out a song, you’d never know 22-year-old Kaila Picard was once more familiar with the halls of The Montreal Children’s Hospital than singing in front of a live audience -- but the young songstress knows what it’s like to be in and out of the hospital as a child.