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Healthcare 2014, 2(2), 250-252; doi:10.3390/healthcare2020250

Telemedicine, Telehealth and m-Health: New Frontiers in Medical Practice

1,*  and 2
1 Department of Medical Imaging & Arizona Telemedicine Program, University of Arizona, 1609 N Warren Bldg 211, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA 2 Arizona Telemedicine Program & Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, P.O. Box 245105, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
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Received: 24 April 2014 / Revised: 6 June 2014 / Accepted: 6 June 2014 / Published: 13 June 2014
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Telemedicine is changing the practice of medicine. It is part of the ever-growing use of communications technology in health care being used in prevention, disease management, home health care, long-term (chronic) care, emergency medicine, remote medical imaging, and many other applications. The pace at which telemedicine is being adopted and integrated into the healthcare enterprise is exponential and, for many (even those in the field!), it is often difficult to keep up with all of the changes occurring. Thus, it is useful periodically to stand back and summarize recent advances, to take stock, analyze where we have been, and project where we are headed. [...]
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