A review of telehealth

Loane, M and Wootton, R (2001) A review of telehealth. Medical Principles And Practice, 10 3: 163-170.


Author Loane, M
Wootton, R
Title A review of telehealth
Journal name Medical Principles And Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1011-7571
Publication date 2001
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1159/000050363
Volume 10
Issue 3
Start page 163
End page 170
Total pages 8
Editor F A A Kuwait
A O Kuwait
Place of publication Switzerland
Publisher S. Karger AG
Collection year 2001
Language eng
Subject C1
329999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
730199 Clinical health not specific to particular organs, diseases and conditions
Abstract Telehealth is an exciting new technique for improving access to specialist care, especially in underserviced areas. As with any new health care intervention, proper evaluations must be carried out to ensure that limited health care resources are employed appropriately. Evidence suggests that the most successful telehealth initiatives are those that have focussed on organisational and deployment issues, rather than on the technology itself. In the right circumstances, telehealth offers a cost-effective alternative to the traditional methods of health care delivery Copyright (C) 2001 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Keyword Medicine, General & Internal
Real-time Telehealth
Prerecorded Telehealth
Cost-effectiveness
Realtime Teledermatology
Cost-minimization
New-zealand
Telemedicine
Network
Home
Telepsychiatry
Teleradiology
Accuracy
Benefits
Q-Index Code C1
Additional Notes This document is a journal review.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: Centre for Online Health Publications
 
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