Telemedicine is known by several names - eHealth, telehealth, eMedicine and Internet healthcare to name a few. Whatever the title, telemedicine is the provision of healthcare solutions to geographically remote areas via Internet technology. Simply put, telemedicine uses telecommunications to allow physicians to diagnose and treat patients anywhere in the world. Please note - This category does not concern businesses serving the healthcare industry, instead see Business/Healthcare.
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The Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network is provided by military installations, Alaska Native health facilities, regional hospitals, small village clinics, and state public health nursing stations.
Federal Telemedicine News
Provides details of US government activities, legislation, and grants. Offers free email updates, or reports to purchase.
National Telemedicine Initiative
USA's National Library of Medicine information concerning 19 multi-year telemedicine projects. Contacts, publications, numerous links, resources and related projects discussed.
Rural Development Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program
USA Department of Agriculture grant and loan program information in relation to the use of telecommunications, computer networks and related technology for rural communities to improve access to medical services. Includes USA government site with many links and information though only a limited focus on telemedicine.
TeleMental Health Institute
Information portal with daily newsfeeds, resource database, articles and interviews with project developers as well as bibliographies, a discussion list and newsletter, worldwide organization and meeting guide, psychological journals, chat room and discussion board.
Tilos Telemedicine Project
Serving small communities and islands. Based at a telemedicine station in Livadia-Tilos island in Greece.
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