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Creating, working in, and evaluating telemedicine projects

Added on 17 Apr 2012
Last updated on 17 Apr 2012

Authors: By Joaquin Blaya, PhD, Marie Connelly, and Sophie Beauvais

Telemedicine projects range from an e-mail link with a digital image to high-resolution video calls. Telemedicine has been shown to be feasible in low-resource settings (Wooton, 2010) and worldwide systematic reviews in 2001 and 2006 have shown telemedicine projects are frequently evaluated in resource poor settings.

GHDonline’s Health IT community organized an Expert Panel to discuss what has been learned in telemedicine, its benefits, and what existing projects or services are available for organizations and individuals to participate in.

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