Globalization in medicine Knowledge transfer in Industrialized and rural countries M. Oberholzer, K.Brauchli, K.D.Kunze University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
1 History 2 Conception 3 Applications 4 Organisation
History 1991 Basel 280 km Samedan
Conception Globalization in medicine Distribution of knowledge in diagnostics, therapy, and teaching Technically efficient system Organisation of collaboration !
«Structured dialogue» . about objects (images) . over distances Telemedicine =
Applications Diagnostics . Dermatology (South Africa) . Pathology (Solomon Islands) (All continents)
Applications Solomon Islands
Applications Clinical decision support . Tumour boards (Lörrach) . Competence centers (Dresden) . Telemicroscopy (Switzerland) . Telemonitoring (The Netherlands) . Telesurgery (Lörrach)
Applications Teaching . Distributed presentations (Mongolia) (Tansania) (The Netherlands) . Virtual microscopy
Applications .... selected pragmatically evaluated in a clinical context. Management from the «bottom up». Technology as user-friendly as possible. The users own their system.
is ... «open» and modular is ... simple to use is ... operable at any time
is ... «open» and modular is ... simple to use is ... operable at any time can easily contact ... EVERY EXPERT