TITLE

THE BROADBAND CURE

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Mary Rose
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the emergence and advantages of telemedicines. Doctor Debra Lister, a Georgia-based emergency room physician, runs a virtual telemedicine program that allows her patients to meet virtually with medical specialists. Lister uses a mobile telemedicine cart equipped with a camera and flat screen monitor, laptop computer, and a host of peripherals including a digital scope, which would all be used to capture a patient's data. Medical specialists communicate with Lister through a broadband-powered laptop.
ACCESSION #
57578213

 

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