Jump-starting telemedicine

July 5, 2012
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Guest Editorial

Despite the apparent advantages of the use of telemedicine--e.g., positive patient outcomes, expanded access to care, and cost savings--roadblocks such as licensure impediments still need to be overcome.

     Two dominant fields in modern life are increasingly displaying a strong synergy—information technologies (IT) and the provision of healthcare. This process is responsive to the new e-patient,who is increasinglyequipped, enabled, empowered, and engaged. The incorporation of sophisticated IT in healthcare allows for a growing range of needed e-health applications, including telemedicine.

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CitationEar Nose Throat J. 2012 July;91(7):266-269