Efficiency and Growth in Telemedicine

October 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2013, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p36
The article discusses the role of telemedicine in the healthcare systems. A study reported 2,029 children transferred to the hospital from 16 surrounding hospitals connected through telemedicine between July 2003 and December 2010. At the 2013 American Telemedicine Association meeting, Intermountain showed its telemedicine technology for neonatal intensive care. It was also noted that the telemedicine boom puts pressure on hospitals to standardize their technology platforms.


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