Delivery of Health Care

Curing Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Best Practices From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Oct 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the nation's largest care provider for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients and is uniquely suited to inform national efforts to eliminate HCV.

Pediatric Telehealth: Opportunities and Challenges.

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Mar 28, 2016

This article examines the current role of telehealth as a tool in the delivery of pediatric health care. It defines telemedicine and telehealth and provides an overview of different types of telehealth services.

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Mobile Phone Health Applications for the Federal Sector.

Publication Date: 
Feb 14, 2016

PURPOSE: As the US healthcare system moves toward a mobile care model, mobile phones will play a significant role in the future of healthcare delivery.

[Cost effectiveness of telemedicine].

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Jan 18, 2016

Demographic development in Germany will lead to increasing health care costs. Telemedicine is believed to have the potential to generate cost savings and therefore to reduce the expected increase in health care costs.

Towards a workflow driven design for mHealth devices within temporary eye clinics in low-income settings.

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Jan 07, 2016

Only a small minority of mobile healthcare technologies that have been successful in pilot studies have subsequently been integrated into healthcare systems. Understanding the reasons behind this discrepancy is crucial if such technologies are to be adopted.

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