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Monday, March 07, 2005

Telemedicine for doctor-patient interaction is vanishing in the NHS, says ESRC

Telemedicine for doctor-patient interaction is vanishing in the NHS, says ESRC :: PublicTechnology.net :: e-Government & public sector IT news from

This report from PublicTechnology.net describes a report 'Telehealthcare and the Future Patient' from the Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and colleagues funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

It suggests that "Despite high expectations, telemedicine and telehealthcare systems, which enable doctors to interact with patients many miles away via video, digital imaging and electronic data transmission, have had only limited impact on the National Health Service."

The full report is available in PDF from http://www.york.ac.uk/res/iht/projects/l218252067/MayFinalRptSummaryRefs.pdf

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