1 May 1996 Technology assessment for an integrated PC-based platform for three telemedicine applications
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This paper investigates the design and technical efficacy of an integrated PC based platform for three different medical applications. The technical efficacy of such a telemedicine platform has not been evaluated in the literature and optimal technical requirements have not been developed. The first application, with the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, tests the utility of a telemedicine platform including radiology images for a surgical stone disease consultation service from an off site location in West Virginia. The second application, with the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, investigates the usefulness of telemedicine when used for a clinical pharmacology consultation service from an off-site location. The third application, with the Department of Pediatrics, will test telemedicine for trauma care triage service first within an off-site location in Virginia and then from there to Georgetown University Medical Center.
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Walid Gabriel Tohme, Wendelin S. Hayes, Hailei L. Dai, Darmadi Komo, John J. Pahira, Darrell R. Abernethy, Wolfgang Rennert, Karen S. Kuehl, Gabriel J. Hauser, Seong Ki Mun, "Technology assessment for an integrated PC-based platform for three telemedicine applications", Proc. SPIE 2711, Medical Imaging 1996: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239267; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239267
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