Items Tagged ‘teleradiology’

October 11, 2012

Smartphones Are Suitable for Mobile Telemedicine

By Kelley Luckstein

An evaluation of the use of smartphones to remotely review CT scans of the brains of stroke patients has found that they perform as well as desktop systems. The study, the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a telestroke network, has been published in the journal Stroke [1]. The Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: British Journal of Healthcare Computing, iPhone app, Smartphones, stroke, teleradiology, telestroke network

October 4, 2012

Smartphones Deemed Kosher for Telemedicine, Says Mayo Study


Smartphones in telemedicine have more than a few things right, according to a new Mayo Clinic study that highlights both their efficacy and quality in capturing medical images to evaluate stroke patients. The study, published in the Sept. issue of Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association, is the first to test the effectiveness […]

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Tags: american heart association, Dr Bart Demaerschalk, Healthcare IT News, Smartphones, stroke, Telemedicine, teleradiology

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