The use of remote presence for health care delivery in a northern Inuit community: a feasibility study

@inproceedings{Mendez2013TheUO,
  title={The use of remote presence for health care delivery in a northern Inuit community: a feasibility study},
  author={Ivar Marcelo Mendez and Michael Jong and Debra Keays-White and Gail Turner},
  booktitle={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility of remote presence for improving the health of residents in a remote northern Inuit community. STUDY DESIGN A pilot study assessed patient's, nurse's and physician's satisfaction with and the use of the remote presence technology aiding delivery of health care to a remote community. A preliminary cost analysis of this technology was also performed. METHODS This study deployed a remote presence RP-7 robot to the isolated Inuit community of Nain… CONTINUE READING
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