Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

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October 20, 2014


When an elderly woman began developing perplexing symptoms late one night in a rural Maryland hospital, it was a physician many miles away in Baltimore who first noticed she was having a heart attack and assisted the hospital staff in offering effective treatment. With advances in technology, doctors can now monitor critically ill patients remotely in tele-ICUs, or evaluate them through tele-consultations without the patient ever coming to their office. Dr. Marc Zubrow, vice president of telemedicine for the University of Maryland Medical System and medical director of the University of Maryland’s eCare program, will talk about how telemedicine is changing the practice of medicine – and expanding opportunities for patients.

Marc T. Zubrow, M.D.Dr. Marc T. Zubrow
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Vice President of Telemedicine, University of Maryland Medical System
Medical Director, University of Maryland’s eCare program

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