ERIC Number: ED021160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Establishing a Telephone Dial Access Medical Tape Recording Library. A Report.
Meyer, Thomas C.
Modern communications methods make it possible to provide post graduate education for physicians at a time and place convenient to them, and at a time when they are most receptive to new information. This project involves a library of tape recordings of 4-6 minutes duration, available by telephone dial access to practicing physicians. The recordings contain information of an emergency nature or present current recommended procedures. A list of available topics is circulated to physicians and they may call at any time of the day or night, request a recording, and it is played for them over the telephone line. A feasibility study, involving 88 tapes, has been conducted. This project will expand the library to 200 tapes, establish a duplicate library elsewhere in the state, continue exploration of transmission methods, explore increased automation, and evaluate the value and effectiveness of the system. (Document includes sample budget, summary of utilizations, and evaluation forms.) (SIE/aj)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Health Foundations, Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Medical Center.