Symposium Notes

April 2005
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p64
Academic Journal
The article presents information about the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada's 2004 annual conference plenary session. The first speaker, Dr. Benvon Cramer, provided overview of the development of teleradiology in the U.S. She reviewed some current problems related to image quality and quality control, ownership and privacy of information, licensing and malpractice insurance of radiologists. Dr. Christine Kennedy's presentation provided an overview of economic evaluation of remote technical health services. She pointed out that because of newness and diversity of telemedicine applications, evaluation methodologies are still imprecise and under development.


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