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Masonic Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Donates $40,000 to Nemours
Gift will go towards purchase of telemedicine equipment
From left: Jay Smith, R.W. Grand Master for Pennsylvania; Tannia Foutch and daughter Ellie; Jay Greenspan, MD, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Chairman of Pediatrics; Col. Harris Brooks, Masonic Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.
Wilmington, DE — The Masonic Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania has made a gift of $40,000 to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to purchase telemedicine equipment for use with pediatric patients in military families.
- Telemedicine enables doctors to evaluate children from a distance by using cameras and computers.
- For example, examinations and radiology studies conducted in Sussex County, DE, can be instantly transmitted for consultation with pediatric specialists at duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, saving the family a trip and additional expenses, and allowing for timely diagnosis and treatment.
Col. Harris Brooks, representing the Masons, said, “Our military families deserve the very best care. We are delighted to make this donation help to support them. It’s a win-win-win for the kids, their doctors, and the hospital.”
Jay Smith, R.W. Grand Master for Pennsylvania, added: “We are pleased and proud to make contributions that will improve the lives of all children, but especially those in military families. It is another way of thanking them for their service to all of us.”
Tannia Foutch and her 3-month-old daughter Ellie, who underwent open heart surgery at duPont Hospital in November, were on hand to represent military families. Tannia, a Navy aircraft technician, is based in Pensacola, FL.