Authors: B. Bowonder, Mohit Bansal, A. Sharnitha Giridhar
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Abstract: This paper analyses the application of information communication technologies for the delivery of medical services, namely telemedicine. As an attempt to understand the working of telemedicine, the Aaragonda project by Apollo hospitals has been studied. Various aspects of telemedicine such as implementation and infrastructure and possible lessons from the implementation of such a project have been highlighted.
Keywords: information and communication technologies; ICT; sanjeeva; telemedicine project; medical imaging; video conferencing; information technology; Apollo hospitals; healthcare delivery; rural population; India; developing countries.
International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 2005 Vol.6 No.3/4/5, pp.449 - 466
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