Electronic Referrals and Digital Imaging Systems in Ophthalmology: A Global Perspective

  title={Electronic Referrals and Digital Imaging Systems in Ophthalmology: A Global Perspective},
  author={V. Swetha E. Jeganathan and Hildegard Nikki Hall and Roshini Sanders},
  journal={Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology},
Abstract: Ophthalmology departments face intensifying pressure to expedite sight‐saving treatments and reduce the global burden of disease. The use of electronic communication systems, digital imaging, and redesigned service care models is imperative for addressing such demands. The recently developed Scottish Eyecare Integration Project involves an electronic referral system from community optometry to the hospital ophthalmology department using National Health Service (NHS) email with digital… 
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