Observatorio de I+D+i UPM

Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
Developing Telemedicine for Rural and Marginal Suburban Locations in Latin America
Research Areas
  • Natural sciences and health sciences,
  • Electronic technology and of the communications
This chapter presents an overview of the development of telemedicine policies, initiatives, strategies, programs and projects in Latin America. Topics regarding network infrastructure planning, technology selection and system design, including information, operation and management aspects, are examined. Telemedicine service issues associated to primary care, specialist referral, patient identification, remote patient monitoring, diagnostic point-of-care testing, distance learning and training, and mobile telemedicine are taken into account. Other general aspects of telemedicine, such as service performance evaluation, impact, problems, limitations and challenges are also included in the discussion.
Book Edition
Book Publishing
Editor: Haider Khaleel. New Developments in Medical Research Series, 2015 Nova Science Publishers Inc. NY, USA
Book title
Telemedicine: Emerging Technologies, Applications, and Impact on Health Care Outcomes
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  • Autor: Rebeca Isabel García Betances (UPM)
  • Autor: MÓNICA K HUERTAB (Prometeo Program Researcher (SENESCYT), Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Cuenca, Ecuador)
  • Autor: Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Tecnologías de Apoyo a la Vida
  • Departamento: Tecnología Fotónica y Bioingeniería
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
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