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Teledermatology Improving Health Outcomes and Reach

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) defines teledermatology as the remote delivery of dermatological services and clinical information with the help of telecommunication technology. There are two types of modalities in this health care model – ‘Store-and-forward’ in which digital images and associated patient data are sent and forward to the specialist for storage and consultation, and ‘Live-interactive’ in which providers and patients interact through live video using a variety of peripheral hardware attachments to enhance the consultation. Continue reading

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Expanding Role for Teledermatology in Healthcare

Teledermatology – reduces treatment cost, reduces prolonged waiting time, minimizes follow-up visits, helps in delivering services in remote areas.

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