ERIC Number: ED119887
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-May-30
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona TeleMedicine Network: Segment Specifications--Tuba City via Mt. Elden, Phoenix; Keams Canyon, Second Mesa, Low Mountain; Phoenix, San Carlos, Bylas; Keams Canyon via Ganado Mesa, Ft. Defiance; Tuba City via Black Mesa, Ft. Defiance; and Budgetary Cost Information--Pinal Peak via San Xavier, Tucson.
Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Medicine.
The communication links of five different segments of the Arizona TeleMedicine Network (a telecommunication system designed to provide health services for American Indians in rurally isolated areas) and budgetary cost information for Pinal Peak via San Xavier and Tucson are described in this document. The five communication links are identified as: (1) Keams Canyon Hospital, the field health station at Second Mesa and the field health station at Low Mountain via a switching relay at Keams Canyon; (2) the Phoenix Indian Medical Center and a peripheral hospital at Tuba City via relays at Shaw Butte, Mingus Mountain, Mount Elden, and Graveyard Junction; (3) the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, a peripheral hospital at San Carlos, and the field health station at Bylas via a switching relay at Pinal Peak; (4) Keams Canyon Relay and Ganado Mesa Relay via a relay at Steamboat Junction with Administrative Voice Channels extended to Keams Canyon Hospital and Fort Defiance Hospital; (5) switching relays at Shonto, Black Mesa, and Yale Point. Each communication link is identified in terms of: (1) Scope; (2) System Design (communication channels, selection of microwave routes, control of signal switching); (3) Applicable Documents (regulatory); (4) Spare Equipment and Materials Requirements; (5) Path Profiles; (6) Site Maps; (7) Site Photographs; and (8) Drawings. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Medicine.