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Smartphone Technology Acceptable for Telemedicine, Mayo Clinic Study Confirms

PHOENIX — October 1, 2012.  A new Mayo Clinic study confirms the use of smartphones medical images to evaluate stroke patients in remote locations through telemedicine. The study, the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a real-world telestroke network, was recently published in Stroke, a journal [...]

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Telemedicine Can Fit In Our Pockets

Smartphones can be used to evaluate stroke patients in remote locations. A Mayo Clinic study is the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone applications in a real-world telestroke network. Neurologist and medical director of the Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program, Bart Demaerschalk, M.D., says, “Essentially what this means is that telemedicine can fit in [...]

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