Next generation telehealth. Contribution of the IMIA Telehealth Working Group.

@article{Maeder2011NextGT,
  title={Next generation telehealth. Contribution of the IMIA Telehealth Working Group.},
  author={Anthony J. Maeder and Shashi Bhushan Gogia and Gunnar Hartvigsen},
  journal={Yearbook of medical informatics},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={15-20}
}
OBJECTIVE Telehealth has long been seen as a means of increasing access and quality of care while decreasing costs and logistical burden for remote health care delivery. Underlying technology to support Telehealth has been developed commercially. However, its widespread adoption has been hindered by numerous clinical, social, political, economic and management factors. This paper examines trends which may help to address this situation. METHODS First we consider the current status of… CONTINUE READING