Design and technical validation of a telemedicine service for rural healthcare in Ecuador

Vasquez Cevallos, Leonel Adalberto and Bobokova, Jana and González-Granda, Patricia V. and Iniesta Chamorro, Jose Manuel and Gómez Aguilera, Enrique J. and Hernando Pérez, Maria Elena (2018). Design and technical validation of a telemedicine service for rural healthcare in Ecuador. "Telemedicine and e-Health", v. 24 (n. 7); pp. 1-8. ISSN 1530-5627. https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2017.0130.

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Title: Design and technical validation of a telemedicine service for rural healthcare in Ecuador
Author/s:
  • Vasquez Cevallos, Leonel Adalberto
  • Bobokova, Jana
  • González-Granda, Patricia V.
  • Iniesta Chamorro, Jose Manuel
  • Gómez Aguilera, Enrique J.
  • Hernando Pérez, Maria Elena
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Telemedicine and e-Health
Date: July 2018
ISSN: 1530-5627
Volume: 24
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: telemedicine, teleconsultation service, web-based technology, open source, rural healthcare, medical internship
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Tecnología Fotónica y Bioingeniería
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Telemedicine is becoming increasingly important in Ecuador, especially in areas such as rural primary healthcare and medical education. Rural telemedicine programs in the country need to be strengthened by means of a technological platform adapted to local surroundings and offering advantages such as access to specialized care, continuing education, and so on, combined with modest investment requirements.

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Item ID: 49765
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/49765/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:49765
DOI: 10.1089/tmj.2017.0130
Official URL: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/tmj.2017.0130
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 20 Mar 2018 16:09
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2019 23:30
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