The U.S. Army Telemedicine and m-Health Program: making a difference at home and abroad.

@article{Poropatich2013TheUA,
  title={The U.S. Army Telemedicine and m-Health Program: making a difference at home and abroad.},
  author={Ronald K. Poropatich and Eva Fung-kuen Lai and Francis L. McVeigh and Rashid L. Bashshur},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          380-6
        }
}
  • R. Poropatich, E. Lai, +1 author R. Bashshur
  • Published 19 April 2013
  • Medicine
  • Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association
This article highlights the deployment of telemedicine by the U.S. Army through the various echelons of care and in overseas locations, including range and scope of health services provided by telemedicine in a challenging environment. This is followed by a discussion of technological developments advances in mobile communications likely to change the practice of telemedicine in the military from limited fixed-point access to a highly mobile individual with handheld communication devices. 

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