Medically Underserved Area

Impact of store-and-forward (SAF) teledermatology on outpatient dermatologic care: A prospective study in an underserved urban primary care setting.

Publication Date: 
Feb 19, 2016

BACKGROUND: The clinical value of teledermatology in the primary care setting remains relatively unknown.

OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the impact of teledermatology on outpatient diagnosis, management, and access to dermatologic care in a resource-poor primary care setting.

Telemedicine in education: bridging the gap.

Publication Date: 
Aug 11, 2015

BACKGROUND: The increasing cost and inequitable access to quality healthcare, coupled with the merger of the information technology and health service sectors, has given rise to the modern field of telemedicine.

Teleoncology for gynecologic cancers.

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Publication Date: 
Sep 28, 2015

Teleoncology describes cancer care provided remotely to improve access to care in rural or underserved areas. In the United States, 14.8 million women live more than 50 miles away from the closest gynecologic oncologist; 4.3 million women live more than 100 miles distant.