Study assesses patient satisfaction with telemedicine

Patients generally exhibit high levels of satisfaction with telemedicine consultations, according to a new study. The time interval between the consultation and the assessment was one factor found to influence patient satisfaction.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Can telemedicine be an alternative to on-site physiotherapy care?

Back, knee and hip pain as well as osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia are among the most common reasons for incapacity to work and restrictions in everyday life. More than 100 million people in Europe suffer from it. Usually, ...


Peer-to-peer e-consults save money for pediatric trauma patients

Initial peer-to-peer e-consultations cost less than reflexive ambulance transfer in most situations for pediatric orthopedic trauma patients, according to a study published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of the American Academy ...

Medical research

Review examines antibiotic prescribing in outpatient telemedicine

A new report in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health provides a review of the published literature on antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic stewardship in outpatient telemedicine. At least 28% of antibiotic use in outpatient ...

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