iPath telemedicine platform to support health providers in low resource settings. K. Brauchli*, D O‘Mahony, L Banach, M Oberholzer * [email protected] Outline. What is iPath iPath - a hybrid web and email solution iPath Worldwide Case Studies Teledermatology in South Africa
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special equipment:e.g. remote control microscope, ultrasound ...
special remote control (e.g. JAVA applet)
Personal start page
- List of the groups
- New cases and comments at a glance
- case list
New comments: automatic email alert
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usage statistics of iPath (24.12.2004) * average file size 93KB. Besides images there were another 5864 files
** only 47% of users specified country of origin
Regional Telemedicine Network Server at University of Transkei, Mthatha, South Africahttp://telemed.utr.ac.za
Port St. Johns
Pilot in Port St. Johns, Eastern Cape
OUTCOME FOR GP:
National Referral Hospital
Solomon IslandsCapital: HoniaraPopulation: 450‘000Islands: ~1000Independence: 1978
Doctors: 15 (30)Radiologists: 1Pathologists: 0Dermatologists: 0
Step 1:Selected images captured with digital camera (Nikon CoolPix 990) and submitted to server in Basel via email
Step 2:Cases are reviewed by a group of 7 pathologists(Switzerland, Germany and South Africa)
Source: Brauchli et al. J Telemed Telecare. 2004;10 Suppl 1:14-7.
Tele HIV care
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