Saturday, October 07, 2006


The world just got smaller again. SV

Imagine Johns Hopkins faculty members performing microsurgery in Tanzania from a computer terminal in a Baltimore operating room, or health care experts in Vietnam presenting an avian influenza patient to medical students gathered in the Hopkins outpatient center. These are some of the possible applications of a high-tech Internet communication system that will be used for the first time next week to link Johns Hopkins faculty with clinicians in India.

Internet2 is a high-speed, high-bandwidth, dedicated Internet network developed in 1996 by leaders in the research and education community in the United States as a way to better support education and research collaborations worldwide. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Johns Hopkins faculty members will use this technology to conduct an interactive clinical education program on HIV/AIDS, with leading health care professionals in India.

Johns Hopkins

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Telemedicine will link Big Island with Queen's

The Queen's Medical Center, the state's sole trauma center, will begin treating patients on the Big Island using telemedicine technology.

Queen's is using a $481,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to buy telemedicine equipment for Waimea's North Hawaii Community Hospital on the Big Island.

Pacific Business News

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Virtua telemedicine alliance links ER docs, neurologists

Dr. Mitchell Rubin is no longer always in the same room with a patient when he conducts a neurological exam.

Sometimes he isn't even in the same state.

Philadelphi Business Journal

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Arizona Launches Teletrauma Program

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Virtual medicine is now reality. Nine rural hospitals in southern Arizona will soon be able to talk to trauma specialists at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson through live video linkups. In a matter of months, there will be no excuse for any patient to die in southern Arizona because of a lack of access to trauma doctors, said Dr. Rifat Latifi, a trauma surgeon at UA's Medical Center who leads the program. A gift of $285,000 from Blue Cross Blue Shield...

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