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Telemedicine and Telecommunications: Options for the New Century

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Air date: Tuesday, March 13, 2001, 8:45:00 AM
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Runtime: 01:58:00
Description: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) began major funding for telemedicine-related activities in 1993 as part of the Federal High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) program. In 1996 NLM inaugurated the NLM National Telemedicine Initiative under the HPCC program. This conference brings together the NLM investigators active in telemedicine to discuss results obtained and lessons learned from their research projects under these two NLM initiatives. Although each contract has dealt with different aspects of telemedicine, the theme common to all is the evaluation of applications of communications and information technology to the implementation and performance of telemedicine activities. Assessments focus on the impact of telemedicine on health care in terms of cost, quality, and access.

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NLM Title: Telemedicine and telecommunications : options for the new century [electronic resource] / the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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Subjects: Telemedicine--trends
United States
Publication Types: Congresses
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Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: W 83 AA1
NLM ID: 101267520
CIT Live ID: 617
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?10148

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