Pediatrics

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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A retrospective review of telehealth services for children referred to a paediatric nephrologist.

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Aug 03, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine has emerged as an alternative mode of health care delivery over the last decade. To date, there is very limited published information in the field of telehealth and paediatric nephrology.

The burden of attending a pediatric surgical clinic and family preferences toward telemedicine.

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Oct 19, 2015

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Indirect expenses for accessing health care may place significant fiscal strain on Canadian families. Telemedicine alternatives, using email, telephone, and video conferencing, can mitigate such financial burdens by reducing travel and related costs.

The Use of Telemedicine to Address Access and Physician Workforce Shortages.

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Jul 03, 2015

The use of telemedicine technologies by primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists (henceforth referred to as "pediatric physicians") has the potential to transform the practice of pediatrics.

Telemedicine: Pediatric Applications.

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Jul 03, 2015

Telemedicine is a technological tool that is improving the health of children around the world.

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Pediatric teledermatology: observations based on 429 consults.

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Jan 19, 2010

BACKGROUND: Store-and-forward teledermatology is an emerging means of access for patients with skin disease lacking direct access to dermatologists.

Smartphones and pediatric apps to mobilize the medical home.

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Aug 25, 2014

OBJECTIVES: To assess digital access and mobile health in urban pediatric clinics by measuring demographics of smartphone ownership, primary uses of mobile devices by teens vs parents/caregivers, and interest levels in using smartphone health apps.

Commentary: pediatric eHealth interventions: common challenges during development, implementation, and dissemination.

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Jun 19, 2014

OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of common challenges that pediatric eHealth researchers may encounter when planning, developing, testing, and disseminating eHealth interventions along with proposed solutions for addressing these challenges.

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mHealth tools for the pediatric patient-centered medical home.

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Feb 11, 2014

The concept of the pediatric patient-centered medical home (PCMH) as a theory has been evolving since it was initially conceived more than 40 years ago.

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