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Distributing Medical Expertise: The Evolution And Impact Of Telemedicine In Arkansas

Description
Describes Arkansas telemedicine system's evolution, organization, and diverse activities including educational support for providers. Demonstrates how telemedicine can have a positive impact on a rural state and become an engine for change regionally. Discusses the challenges to system development and sustained funding, and the impact on health outcomes and medical practice.
Author(s)
Curtis L Lowery, Janet M Bronstein, Tina L Benton, David A Fletcher
Citation
Health Affairs, 33 (2)
Date
02/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare quality · Specialty care · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Arkansas