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Emergency Department Telemedicine Is Used for More Severely Injured Rural Trauma Patients, but Does Not Decrease Transfer: A Cohort Study

Description
Examines the use of telemedicine consultation in Critical Access Hospital (CAH) emergency departments in North Dakota. Focuses on whether telemedicine was used more frequently based on severity of injury or illness and whether telemedicine use decreased hospital transfers.
Author(s)
Nicholas M. Mohr, Karisa K. Harland, Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, et al.
Citation
Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(2), 177-185
Date
10/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Statistics and data · Telehealth · North Dakota