Association of a Remotely Offered Infectious Diseases eConsult Service with Improved Clinical Outcomes
Discusses an asynchronous infectious disease eConsultation program for hospitalized patients, and examines the program's effect on mortality, readmission, and hospital transfer at two rural Minnesota hospitals. Compares the implementation of this service with other telemedicine programs. Describes referring provider and infection disease specialists' satisfaction with the eConsultation service.
Aaron J. Tande, Elie F. Berbari, Priya Ramar, et al.
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 7(1)
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