22 May 1997 Design of a multimedia PC-based telemedicine network for the monitoring of renal dialysis patients
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This paper investigates the design and implementation of a multimedia telemedicine application being undertaken by the Imaging Science and Information Systems Center of the Department of Radiology and the Division of Nephrology of the Department of Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). The Renal Dialysis Patient Monitoring network links GUMC, a remote outpatient dialysis clinic, and a nephrologist's home. The primary functions of the network are to provide telemedicine services to renal dialysis patients, to create, manage, transfer and use electronic health data, and to provide decision support and information services for physicians, nurses and health care workers. The technical parameters for designing and implementing such a network are discussed.
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Walid Gabriel Tohme, Walid Gabriel Tohme, James F. Winchester, James F. Winchester, Hailei L. Dai, Hailei L. Dai, Nassib Khanafer, Nassib Khanafer, Marion C. Meissner, Marion C. Meissner, Jeff R. Collmann, Jeff R. Collmann, Kevin A. Schulman, Kevin A. Schulman, Ayah E. Johnson, Ayah E. Johnson, Matthew T. Freedman, Matthew T. Freedman, Seong Ki Mun, Seong Ki Mun, } "Design of a multimedia PC-based telemedicine network for the monitoring of renal dialysis patients", Proc. SPIE 3035, Medical Imaging 1997: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (22 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274619; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.274619
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