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Snapchat For Surgery

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Jaclyn Driscoll
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NPR Illinois
The EASE messaging application being used by Prairie Heart Institute in Springfield.

Snapchat is a popular social media application that can send text messages, pictures, and videos among friends and family. But now, a similar app is finding its way into operating rooms and other hospital settings. Dr. Greg Mishkel discussed the EASE app and how the Prairie Heart Institute in Springfield is using it to help families during stressful times.

Jaclyn has an MA in Journalism from DePaul University and a BS in History form Monmouth College. Prior to reporting, Jaclyn was a social science teacher and department chair at Greenfield High School. Previously, Jaclyn reported for WICS Newschannel 20 where she covered a variety of assignments including courts, politics, and breaking news. She also reported at Siouxland News in Sioux City Iowa, the shared CBS/Fox television newsroom. Her internships included WGN and Comcast SportsNet in Chicago.
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