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What should the plan include to start practicing telemedicine?

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

First, consider the financial issues and make a budget. The rules concerning reimbursement for telemedicine are changing rapidly and will vary depending on your circumstances. Second, do a needs assessment, in which you will select the right technology and decide who will manage and run the system. Third, decide about daily operational issues, and write […]

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What should I do if I want to start practicing telemedicine?

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Contact your hospital Audiovisual or Information Systems department to find out what kind of communications capability they have. Once you get the system up and running, put together a plan to implement it. Reference: Reid J: A Telemedicine Primer: Understanding the Issues. Billings, MT, Innovative Medical Communications, 1996.

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