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Title: Development of an electronic medical report delivery system to 3G GSM mobile (cellular) phones for a medical imaging department
Authors: Lim, Eugene Y.
Lee, Chiang
Cai, Weidong
Feng, D. David
Fulham, Michael J.
Subjects: 3G mobile communication
Biomedical imaging
Mobile handsets
Telemedicine
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: EMBS 2007 : 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society : Lyon, France, 23-26 August 2007, p. 6726-6729.
Abstract: Medical practice is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity in collaborative and cooperative patient care. Fast and effective communication between medical practitioners can improve patient care. In medical imaging, the fast delivery of medical reports to referring medical practitioners is a major component of cooperative patient care. Recently, mobile phones have been actively deployed in telemedicine applications. The mobile phone is an ideal medium to achieve faster delivery of reports to the referring medical practitioners. In this study, we developed an electronic medical report delivery system from a medical imaging department to the mobile phones of the referring doctors. The system extracts a text summary of medical report and a screen capture of diagnostic medical image in JPEG format, which are transmitted to 3G GSM mobile phones.
Description: DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2007.4353904
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Type: Conference Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/1900
ISBN: 1-4244-0788-5
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