ERIC Number: EJ489957
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Telecommunications in Rural America: Opportunities and Challenges for the Health Care System.
Puskin, Dena S.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v670 p67-75 Dec 1992
Presents major themes dealing with the application of telecommunications to rural health care, such as barriers to rural health care delivery, cost effectiveness, lack of technology infrastructure, and human capital needs. Discusses distance learning and telemedicine for health professionals. Lists elements of a successful telecommunications system and describes examples of such systems. (KS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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