Kathleen E. Capitan

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In this article, we describe the need for telemedicine standards and classify various standards of telemedicine. The emerging issues in telecommunications standards, the application of these standards in the health care industry, and future development directions of telemedicine standards are described. Especially, the telemedicine code standardization of(More)
This paper discusses the challenges associated with privacy in health care in the electronic information age based on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Security Rules. We examine the storing and transmission of sensitive patient data in the modern health care system and discuss current security practices that health(More)
This paper discusses the issues and recent technological developments in the telecommunications industry toward the applications of human factors associated with hearing impairments. The definition, severity characteristics, and causes of hearing impairment are introduced. The communication issues, communication modalities, psychosocial effects, state of(More)
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