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AIDMAN--advanced informatics distributed medical access network.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10724965     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe AIDMAN, a pilot project in which health clinics in remote areas of Greece are connected with mainland hospitals, to provide routine clinical service for both chronic health care and accident and emergency. Clinical practice is supported through the use of the Virtual Consultation Workstation that is being developed and evaluated specifically for the project and which is based on readily available commercial products and international standards. The communication infrastructure remains a major obstacle to any telemedicine project, and for this reason, satellite communication is used in the AIDMAN project to overcome the current lack of digital links and bandwidth. The proposed system will provide real time video, high definition image, shared applications and data over a link running at 128 kbps. In this paper we discuss the design of the AIDMAN system, the Virtual Consultation Workstation and the communication channel.
Authors:
M Clarke; R W Jones; N Kanellopoulos; D Lioupis; A Nassiopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-24     Completed Date:  2000-02-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-30     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computer Communication Networks*
Computer Systems
Greece
Humans
Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems*
Remote Consultation*
User-Computer Interface*

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