Tag: "telemedicine" at medical news
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
... a distance is nothing new. Doctors have relied on telemedicine
to communicate with specialists for years. More recently, telemedicine
has been expanded to include, for example, surgeons performing robotic procedures on distant patient...
SMS your ECG to ER
...y in Tamil Nadu, have developed a wearable cardiac telemedicine
system that allows post-cardiac patients renewed mobility. Thulasi Bai's prototype Bluetooth heart monitor records periodically an electrocardiogram (ECG) and transmits the information via radio frequency signals to the patient's cell phone. The mo...
SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies
...y. He has worked extensively on the development of telemedicine
systems and chairs the International Medicine Comm... partnership with MGH to provide teleradiology and telemedicine
services. Charlie Farrell, one of the most sought-after professional development speakers in th...
Place more than race tied to heart disease risk
...linical trial investigating whether Internet-based telemedicine
can decrease cardiovascular disease risk in underserved inner-city and rural populations. The final results of the study, which is being conducted at Temple University in Philadelphia and Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., are expected in abo...
NIH awards $1 million to Temple University Hospital for neurological treatment studies
...rsonnel at each institution will use sophisticated telemedicine
systems for communication and data collection, including user-friendly, web-based technology. According to Gentile, Temple was selected as an optimal hub site for these study opportunities for several reasons. "We service such ethnically and racia...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...ospital Indiana suggests intensive care unit (ICU) telemedicine
programs can extend intensivist care. Researchers evaluated the preliminary outcomes and nursing satisfaction at five hospitals, by involving a remote tele- intensivist in 64 rapid response team (RRT) calls. During the 16-week program, the tele-inten...
Telemedicine robots help improve health
University of Queensland telemedicine
researchers are using a robot named Eliza to conqu...sity's Centre for Online Health a world leader in telemedicine
research. The wireless robots can be wheeled to the bedside of sick children for video-link consu...
National study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines
...ipants also will be evaluated every few months via telemedicine
by health professionals not regularly involved in their care. "This study gives us the opportunity to really test over a good long period of time an important development in our field and to test it in broad settings to see whether it will make a d...
Going to church to lose weight
...he $4.15 million to test whether an Internet-based telemedicine
system can help overweight and obese African Ameri...mple include William Santamore, Ph.D., director of telemedicine
research; Gary D. Foster Ph.D., director of the center for obesity research and education; and Angel...
Digital cameras and Internet ease the pain of oral disease
...e success being experienced by the Health-e-Access telemedicine
network here in Rochester, we knew we had the pote...on." Health-e-Access is one the nation's largest telemedicine
networks, using customized computer and other medical equipment to connect sick children in child ca...
Coordination of primary health care and hospital care reduces readmission in COPD
...f the European project CHRONIC, a pioneer European telemedicine
research project started on January 2000 that closes with this publication. The design of integrated health care of these initiatives makes health specialists much more accessible to patients, primarily thanks to an only telephonic switchboard for...
Telemedicine initiative for sub-Saharan Africa
...ca, it was declared that a complete picture of the telemedicine
opportunities offered by feasible and affordable a...to define a framework of appropriate actions for a telemedicine
programme in the sub-Saharan African region and to support the definition of a cost-benefit study to...
New long-distance wireless networking developed at UC Berkeley brings eye care to India
...d. "I did an initial survey and realized that the telemedicine
project that they wanted to do was a really good fit. They had this need, and we had a solution," Surana said. Surana returned to Aravind with other TIER members four months later to work with Aravind staff and local vendors. They installed the long...
Telemedicine solutions to optimise healthcare
...me that is helping to kick start the deployment of telemedicine
across Europe. Coupled with a telelaboratory serv...0 minutes," Dario says. By proving the benefits of telemedicine
solutions and deploying them in pioneering trials, the HEALTH OPTIMUM project has acted as a catalys...
A virtual healthcare assistant for a healthier lifestyle
...ions," Sanna says. "But our system goes far beyond telemedicine
in that it emulates the one-to-one relationship between a patient and their doctor in the virtual realm. It could also expand the boundaries of the traditional healthcare sector to include food and beverage producers, manufacturers of healthcare prod...
Low-income patients reduce heart risk via Internet
...benefit from regular visits with an Internet based telemedicine
doctor, according to interim results of a $4 milli...ow that inner city and rural patients who used the telemedicine
system significantly reduced their cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors over a period of eight ...
Report finds limited number of psychiatrists statewide
...these work force shortages include: Pursuing telemedicine
and other psychiatric consultation models for primary-care providers and other clinicians that are financially sustainable. Developing new educational programs for other health professionals, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, wit...
Technology to improve care at the bedside and beyond
..., electronic prescribing and is increasingly using telemedicine
technology to improve quality and safety. Regional health information exchanges, which allow medical records to be seen at any of a number of hospitals in a geographic area, have grown out of pioneering work from the Regenstrief Institute. Today th...
Workshop on telemedicine for Africa
...r Africa creation of a pan-African e-network for telemedicine
Telecommunications figures prominently in the Af...ures. The workshop was also attended by satellite telemedicine
technology experts from ESA, the World Health Organisation and European industry, including Alcatel ...
Online ear and hearing diagnosis to break sound barrier
...."The new decision support system ties in with our telemedicine
program which is close to reaching commercialisation. (Ear telemedicine
is a relatively new technology that enables patients with ear disease and hearing impairments to acc...