Low Cost Informatics Tools and Software Enabling Teleradiology for International Outreach
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International Radiology Exchange

  1. 1. Low Cost Informatics Tools and Software Enabling Teleradiology for International Outreach Department of Radiology, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL • Department of Medicine, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL • Department of Radiology, Mt Auburn Hospital • INTERNATIONAL RADIOLOGY EXCHANGE PURPOSE OF EXHIBIT • Illustrate the unique circumstances and requirements for teleradiology outreach to underserved regions of world • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of various low cost and free software and internet based tools available for image transmission • Demonstrate via case-study how iRadX.org has utilized informatics to perform teleradiology outreach at minimal cost For more information... Please visit our website: International Radiology Exchange http://www.iRadX.org For volunteer or collaboration opportunities, please contact us at outreach@iradx.org TEACHING POINTS • Many informatics tools are free, universally accessible, and user friendly enabling effective practice of teleradiology for international outreach • Teleradiology outreach can be performed easily without significant IT infrastructure investment • A referring physician from anywhere around the world can seek the expertise of a radiologist via these free tools Garry Choy, MD, MSc; Sung Kim, MD; Stewart Worrell, MD; Efren Flores, MD; Matthew Schmitz, MD; Subba Digumarthy, MD; Stephen G. Miller, MD; Salvatore DeLuca, MD; Paul Heinzelmann, MD

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