Telemedicine and telehealth are changing the face of health care delivery and becoming a multi-billion dollar industry. Dr. Darkins and Dr. Cary share their knowledge and provide practical insights and advice on making telemedicine programs into successful clinical services and a productive business. The book gives background knowledge and useful tips on starting up and managing programs in an array of settings. Most importantly, the book is based on the recognition that patients are customers of health care and telemedicine companies developing new products vital to delivering care to rural or inaccessible clients is vital to health care's future.
|Publication date:||31st March 2000|
|Author:||Margaret Ann Cary, Adam William Darkins|
|Publisher:||Springer Publishing Co Inc|
|Categories:||Health systems & services, Public health & preventive medicine,|
Margaret Ann Cary, MD, MBA, MPH, is a US-trained family physician. Her extensive clinical experience includes practicing in Northern California and Colorado, and directing an emergency room in a remote ski resort. Her extensive knowledge of primary care gives her a familiarity with the challenges of delivering health care far from specialist expertise and of the need to obtain acute health care advice. She moved into medical management after she successfully turned a failing health care facility into a commercial success and her entrepreneurial abilities were recognized. She was an early exponent of the use of telemedicine in primary care ...More About Margaret Ann Cary, Adam William Darkins