Telemedicine:
i.    Introduction

ii.   Definitions

iii. Communication

         Type, Medical, Common

iv. Benefits & Concerns & Requ...
Telemedicine is not entirely a modern

day miracle in the medical world.

However, each new decade brings

innovations tow...
   The combination of traditional health care

    and telecommunication technology.

   (Birk, 2008 p. B.1)

   Transm...
Synchronous                     Asynchronous
 Same time                      Forwarded/saved
                   Template...
Input
                            Medical
Digital images   Web cams
                            machines




             ...
 Phones & Fax machines

 Computers

 Internet

 Robotics

 Digital Cameras

 Medical equipment
,
 Easy to use for doctors and patients

 Increase access to doctors/specialists for

  diagnostic and consultation purpos...
 Privacy and security of medical records

 Confidentiality of visits

 Replacement of the doctor/patient relationship

...
 Up-to-Date Equipment

 High-Speed Connections

 Larger Storage Capacities

 Data Standardizations

 Training

 Acce...
 Have no transportation

 Have no babysitters

 Cannot take time away from their job

 Are unable to leave their home....
Dermatology     Psychiatry




                                            PACU/
Radiology
                     Uses      ...
 Viewed by multiple doctors at the same time

  but at different locations

 Images can be magnified, or rotated for eas...
 Access to a specialist when timing is essential

  to recovery

 Improved diagnosis accuracy through digital

  imaging...
 Phone therapy

 Videoconferencing

 Suited for mild to moderate anxiety disorders

  and depression.

 Allows patient...
 Phone consultations/orders/medication

  dosages by phone or e-mail between doctors

  and nurses

 Patient monitoring ...
“Dreams in the Past Lead

  to Future Realities.”
                  Cheryl Bennett
Birk, C., (2008, August 27). Long-distance healthcare amonitoring patients

       cuts costs, can improve outcomes. St. ...
Hilty, D., Yellowlees, P., Sonik, P., Derlet, M., & Hendren, R., (2009). Rural Child

        and Adolescent Telepsychiat...
Jesitus, J., (2006, July). Virtual visits aid acne treatment. Dermatology Times,

         27(7), p. 24-25. Retrieved Nov...
Stevens, L., (1999, December). Better Patient Care Via The

        Internet. InternetWeek, (792), p. 25, 30. Retrieved N...
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  1. 1. Telemedicine:
  2. 2. i. Introduction ii. Definitions iii. Communication  Type, Medical, Common iv. Benefits & Concerns & Requirements v. Who needs Telemedicine? vi. The Top 4 Medical Fields  Chart, Radiology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, PACU/Anesthesiology vii. Conclusion & References Photo by Cheryl Bennett
  3. 3. Telemedicine is not entirely a modern day miracle in the medical world. However, each new decade brings innovations towards improving healthcare. Telemedicine is truly becoming the medicine with heart.
  4. 4.  The combination of traditional health care and telecommunication technology.  (Birk, 2008 p. B.1)  Transmitted interactive audio, visual, and data communications  (Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p.170)
  5. 5. Synchronous Asynchronous  Same time  Forwarded/saved Template Provided By communication to be analyzed between medical later by medical www.animationfactory.com personnel personnel 500,000 Downloadable PowerPoint Templates,  (Torrey, 2008 p.1)  (Torrey, 2008 p.1) Animated Clip Art, Backgrounds and Videos Involves: Involves:  Patient/Doctor  Doctor/Doctor  Doctor/Doctor  Doctor/Specialist  Doctor/Robot  Doctor/Computer
  6. 6. Input Medical Digital images Web cams machines Network Receiving Storing Sending Output Printed Computers Robots materials
  7. 7.  Phones & Fax machines  Computers  Internet  Robotics  Digital Cameras  Medical equipment
  8. 8. ,
  9. 9.  Easy to use for doctors and patients  Increase access to doctors/specialists for diagnostic and consultation purposes  Continuous medical education  Medical training in remote areas  Allows faster consultations/diagnosis's between doctors and specialists  (Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p.169-172) & (Jesitus, 2006 p. 24)
  10. 10.  Privacy and security of medical records  Confidentiality of visits  Replacement of the doctor/patient relationship  Impersonal  Ease of technology training  Standardization of image quality and color  (Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p169-172), (Jesitus, 2005 p. 18), and (Jesitus, 2006 p. 24-25),
  11. 11.  Up-to-Date Equipment  High-Speed Connections  Larger Storage Capacities  Data Standardizations  Training  Acceptance by Medical Staff & Patients  (Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p.169-172)
  12. 12.  Have no transportation  Have no babysitters  Cannot take time away from their job  Are unable to leave their home.  Live far from a hospital  Live in a remote location  (Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p.169-172) & (Jesitus, 2006 p.24)
  13. 13. Dermatology Psychiatry PACU/ Radiology Uses Anesthesiology Telemedicine more
  14. 14.  Viewed by multiple doctors at the same time but at different locations  Images can be magnified, or rotated for easier diagnosing  Lower supply, processing, and storage costs  Involves x-rays, MRI’s, and full body scan images  (Stevens, 1999 p.25)
  15. 15.  Access to a specialist when timing is essential to recovery  Improved diagnosis accuracy through digital imaging  Allows time for questions and review by both the doctor and the patient  Uses digital photographic images  Burg/Hasse/Cipolat/Kropf/Djamei/Soyer/ Chimenti, 2005 p.169-172)
  16. 16.  Phone therapy  Videoconferencing  Suited for mild to moderate anxiety disorders and depression.  Allows patients to stay in familiar surroundings  Uses webcams and telephones (Mann, 2008 p. 3) & (Hilty, 2009 pp. 228-229)
  17. 17.  Phone consultations/orders/medication dosages by phone or e-mail between doctors and nurses  Patient monitoring devices such as pulse oximeter machines, cardiac monitors, and programmable i.v. pumps  I-pad/I-phone with internet access to converse with patient’s monitoring equipment  Patient record/chart e-filing
  18. 18. “Dreams in the Past Lead to Future Realities.” Cheryl Bennett
  19. 19. Birk, C., (2008, August 27). Long-distance healthcare amonitoring patients cuts costs, can improve outcomes. St. Louis Post - Dispatch, p. B.1. Retrieved November 8, 2009, from ProQuest Newsstand. (Document ID: 1542247691). Burg, G., Hasse, U., Cipolat, C., Kropf, R., Djamei, V., Peter Soyer, H., & Chimenti, S., (2005). Teledermatology: Just Cool or a Real Tool? Dermatology, 210(2), pp.169-73. Retrieved November 7, 2009, from Research Library. (Document ID: 796791381).
  20. 20. Hilty, D., Yellowlees, P., Sonik, P., Derlet, M., & Hendren, R., (2009). Rural Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry: Successes and Struggles. Pediatric Annuals, 38(4), pp. 228-232. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from Research Library. (Document ID: 1752173991). Jesitus, J., (2005, October). Telemedicine tackles access problems. Dermatology Times, 26(10), p. 18. Retrieved November 7, 2009, from Research Library. (Document ID: 914524721).
  21. 21. Jesitus, J., (2006, July). Virtual visits aid acne treatment. Dermatology Times, 27(7), p. 24-25. Retrieved November 7, 2009, from Research Library. (Document ID: 1083773781). Mann, L., (2008, October 12). With therapy only a phone call away, patients stick to it. Chicago Tribune, p. 3. Retrieved October 27, 2009, from Chicago Tribune. (Document ID: 1571971501).
  22. 22. Stevens, L., (1999, December). Better Patient Care Via The Internet. InternetWeek, (792), p. 25, 30. Retrieved November 8, 2009, from ABI/INFORM Global. (Document ID: 46888532). Torrey, T., (2008 September). Telemedicine- The Definition of Telemedicine. p. 1., Retrieved October 13, 2009, from http://patients.about.com/od/glossary/g/telemedicine.htm.

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