1 May 1996 StreamWorks: the live and on-demand audio/video server and its applications in medical information systems
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Facing a world undergoing fundamental and rapid change, healthcare organizations are seeking ways to increase innovation, quality, productivity, and patient value, keys to more effective care. Individual clinics acting alone can respond in only a limited way, so re- engineering the process key which services are delivered demands real-time collaborative technology that provides immediate information sharing, improving the management and coordination of information in cross-functional teams. StreamWorks is a development stage architecture that uses a distribution technique to deliver an advanced information management system for telemedicine. The challenge of StreamWorks in telemedicine is to enable equity of the quality of Health Care of Telecommunications and Information Technology also to patients in less favored regions, like India or China, where the quality of medical care varies greatly by region, but where there are some very current communications facilities.
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Nabil M. Akrout, Nabil M. Akrout, Howard Gordon, Howard Gordon, Patrice M. Palisson, Patrice M. Palisson, Remy Prost, Remy Prost, Robert Goutte, Robert Goutte, } "StreamWorks: the live and on-demand audio/video server and its applications in medical information systems", Proc. SPIE 2711, Medical Imaging 1996: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239291; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239291
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