Telehealth Care in Canada
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This paper reviews Canadian experiments and projects in the health services field utilizing telecommunications based delivery systems. It reports on evaluative findings of several projects. It discusses research and development activities which might be necessary to ensure that the benefits of these ongoing activities will be applicable to the existing telecommunications and health care delivery systems, but which at the same time take into consideration future developments in both areas.
KeywordsHealth Care Delivery Public Health Education Base Hospital Nursing Station Common Carrier
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