The economics of telemedicine.

  title={The economics of telemedicine.},
  author={D Lobley},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={3 3},
  • D Lobley
  • Published 1997 in Journal of telemedicine and telecare
Despite a large number of telemedicine trials, little information has been published on its economic costs and benefits. Most telemedicine initiatives have been funded as special projects which were not subject to normal budgeting procedures. A framework is needed to enable decision makers in health-care delivery to analyse the potential effects of telemedicine applications on the activities, functions and roles of the different parties involved, such as hospitals, consultants, general… CONTINUE READING

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