Perspectives on Telepractice Within health-care settings, the terms telemedicine, telehealth, e-health, and telepractice refer to the use of advanced telecommunications, information, and medical technologies to improve access to and availability of health-care services. This article provides an overview of the use of technology from historical, global, military, and future perspectives to fulfill the ... Article
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Perspectives on Telepractice
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  • Pauline A. Mashima
    Otolaryngology Service, Department of Surgery, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
    Communication Sciences & Disorders, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Manoa, HI
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Article   |   September 01, 2011
Perspectives on Telepractice
SIG 18 Perspectives on Telepractice, September 2011, Vol. 1, 22-25. doi:10.1044/tele1.1.22
SIG 18 Perspectives on Telepractice, September 2011, Vol. 1, 22-25. doi:10.1044/tele1.1.22

Within health-care settings, the terms telemedicine, telehealth, e-health, and telepractice refer to the use of advanced telecommunications, information, and medical technologies to improve access to and availability of health-care services. This article provides an overview of the use of technology from historical, global, military, and future perspectives to fulfill the mission of making medical and allied health care available and accessible to those in need.

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