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Dermatological Diagnostic Acumen Improves with Use of a Simple Telemedicine System for Underserved Areas of South Africa

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers

 

Telemedicine holds promise as a tool for improving thedelivery of specialty care, especially in underserved regions, including those in South Africa. However, data that demonstrate theextent of its sustainable benefits to referring providers are currentlyinsufficient. This study investigates whether utilization of a teledermatology network enhances the diagnostic acumen of primary care providers (PCPs) in underserved areas of South Africa .   Read more

Authors

Roy Colven, Mi-Hyun Mia Shim, Doug Brock, and Gail Todd. Telemedicine and e-Health. June 2011, 17(5): 363-369. doi:10.1089/tmj.2010.0163.

Published in Volume: 17 Issue 5: June 13, 2011

 

 

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