Doherty et al. recently published an account of a pilot study that utilized a continuous multi-sensor monitoring system of metrics of human health (heart rate, glucose) and daily activities in type 2 diabetics.
Author: Anupam Kumar
Telemedicine can allow for immediate, direct access to stroke specialists regardless of physical proximity, saving time crucial for ensuring that rt-PA can be used safely
Gardiner et al. recently published a review in the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery in which they assessed existing studies on the use of telemedicine in plastic surgery and analyzed potential concerns that must be resolved prior to widespread application.
A systematic review of disease prevention projects in the developing world that utilize SMS or text message based delivery shows barriers to implementation and need for more evaluation to combat pilot-itis.