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Transition from grant funding to a self-supporting burn telemedicine program in the western United States.

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Dec 17, 2015

BACKGROUND: Many Americans have limited access to specialty burn care, and telemedicine has been proposed as a means to address this disparity. However, many telemedicine programs have been founded on grant support and then fail once the grant support expires.

Policy recommendations to guide the use of telemedicine in primary care settings: an American College of Physicians position paper.

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Nov 17, 2015

Telemedicine-the use of technology to deliver care at a distance-is rapidly growing and can potentially expand access for patients, enhance patient-physician collaboration, improve health outcomes, and reduce medical costs.

Practice challenges of intensive care unit telemedicine.

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Mar 27, 2015

For more than 20 years, a 100-year-old state-based system for medical licensure has not progressed commensurate with the level of 21st century technology development.

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