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As the health care industry is facing many challenges and is undergoing extensive change telemedicine is in the position to address these challenges and be an important part of health care's development. Telemedicine has been used for approximately a half century in which researchers have explored the different technologies utilized clinical outcomes cost benefits perceptions and adoption challenges of its use. This paper reviews and summarizes these findings and presents possible future research endeavors. Examining what is known about telemedicine can aid in the development of innovative sustainable and beneficial health technologies that could positively impact health care delivery and outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132-141
Number of pages10
JournalApplied Clinical Informatics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2010


  • E-health
  • Telehealth
  • Telemedicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Health Information Management


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