Tag Archive: telemedicine

Aug 17 2017

Did a New App Facilitate Faster, Easier Dermatology Consults for Families?

Nobody enjoys sitting in a doctor’s waiting room, especially when they have an uncomfortable skin condition. A Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia study team tested a direct-to-consumer mobile app designed to facilitate routine dermatologic consultations for children and adolescents. The pilot study results showed the telemedicine technology was acceptable, easy to use, and expedited care.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-new-app-facilitate-faster-easier-dermatology-consults-families/

May 07 2015

Study Team Uses Virtual Visits to Help Families Transition to Home

A pilot quality improvement project underway at CHOP aims to reduce the emotional and operational stress on families returning home by conducting virtual visits via video chat on mobile devices a few days after children are discharged.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-team-uses-virtual-visits-to-help-families-transition-to-home/

Jul 17 2014

Study Shows Evaluators Can Screen for Eye Disease Remotely

A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology shows trained evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-shows-evaluators-can-screen-eye-disease-remotely/