Category Archives: Telemedicine

Telemedicine in Resource Poor Environments

Télémédecine au Cameroun

Abstract. Ce document décrit la mise en place de la télémédecine, son fonctionnement au Cameroun et son impact dans la vie des populations camerounaises. L’entreprise Genesis Telecare est pionnière de ce projet au Cameroun et ses actions en ce qui … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Louisiana State University Telemedicine Program

This paper describes the Telemedicine Expansion project for the Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division (HCSD). The project offers a model for a large scale, multi-hospital, serving the needs of a dispersed patient population. The project identified the necessary … Continue reading

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ICT and Health care in Cameroon

Corresponding email: pokwenmbah@snvworld.org To highlight the need for investing in ICT in health development. 7 studies carried out using mHealth tools, (sample collection studies, children nutritional status monitoring, survey for community mutual health organizations and investigating governance at hospitals).  SNV … Continue reading

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Acceptability Survey of Biometric-Based Authentication System

Purpose: This paper examined the existing literature to identify the weaknesses of password authentication, examined the biometric technologies and their applications in authentication, analysed the acceptability level of adoption in enhancing biometric access in Kenya and finally a model was … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Taking Baby Steps’ – Preliminary Insights into Telemedicine Adoption in Rwanda

This paper presents a case study of the adoption of telemedicine in Rwanda. Three major constructs which influence adoption and use of telemedicine technologies are theoretically reviewed and examined in these projects: technology readiness (infrastructure and sophistication of use), organization … Continue reading

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An Overview of Potential Factors for Effective Telemedicine Transfer to Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper gives an overview of core factors mitigating effective transfer of TeleMedicine to Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a capability for improving the extremely poor state of healthcare delivery systems in that region of the world. Using specific examples of TeleMedicine applications, such as in TeleRadiology and health education, the paper highlights the importance of TeleMedicine in SSA. Continue reading

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TeleMedicine diffusion in a developing country: the case of India

TeleMedicine (health care delivery where physicians examine distant patients using telecommunications technologies) has been heralded as one of several possible solutions to some of the medical dilemmas that face many developing countries. Continue reading

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