TITLE

HIGH-TECH HEALTH CARE IN RURAL ALASKA

AUTHOR(S)
Sergeant, Deborah Jeanne
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Alaska Business Monthly;Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of telemedicine in the improvement of rural Alaskans' health and quality of life. This new technology can make treatment more accessible. Telemedicine involves facilitating medical treatment with technology. It includes the transmission of medical or dental information via the Internet. The use of high-speed Internet connections enables technicians to send x-rays to specialists for analysis minutes after the images are taken at a remote clinic.
ACCESSION #
22712575

 

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