Telemedicine in the blood transfusion laboratory: remote interpretation of pre-transfusion tests.

@article{Mea2007TelemedicineIT,
  title={Telemedicine in the blood transfusion laboratory: remote interpretation of pre-transfusion tests.},
  author={Marko Me{\vz}a and Marko Breskvar and Andrej Kosir and Irena Bricl and Jurij Tasic and Primo{\vz} Ro{\vz}man},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={
          357-62
        }
}
We have developed a telemedicine system for blood transfusion work, to supply the local hospital laboratory with an expert opinion from the central reference laboratory. The telemedicine system allows remote inspection and interpretation of pre-transfusion tests, which are performed by ID-cards (micro-tube gel technology). The system was installed at three blood transfusion laboratories in Slovenia, approximately 70 km apart. Validation of the telemedicine system was performed using 99 clinical… CONTINUE READING