Telemedicine in the land of thunder dragon - East Bhutan tele-ECG project

I. Nakajima, F. Ohyama, H. Juzoji, M. A. Sadiq, K. Penjor

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Abstract

The technology of telemedicine and e-health has now reached the stage awaiting wide scale application with promising potential benefits to many of the developing countries scourged persistently by the plague of resource constraints and harsh natural topography. The transmission of medical images from a remote understaffed health center to any bigger hospital for specialized and enhanced diagnosis is now a possibility through the use of Internet protocol. We apart from looking at the state of telemedicine and its variety deals as a case study in the possibility of introducing teleECG over IP which can go a long way in enhancing the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases in the rural areas of Trashiyangtse and Lhuntse in East Bhutan.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 5th International Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry, HealthCom 2003
EditorsSamir Chatterjee, Swamy Laxminarayan
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages48-51
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)0780379608, 9780780379602
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
Event5th International Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry, HealthCom 2003 - Santa Monica, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2003Jun 7 2003

Publication series

NameProceedings - 5th International Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry, HealthCom 2003

Conference

Conference5th International Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry, HealthCom 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySanta Monica
Period6/6/036/7/03

Keywords

  • Biomedical imaging
  • Cities and towns
  • Electrocardiography
  • Hospitals
  • Internet
  • Medical diagnostic imaging
  • Protocols
  • Road transportation
  • Telemedicine
  • Telephony

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Software
  • Health Informatics

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