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Digital medicine in the virtual hospital of the future

Item Type:Article
Title:Digital medicine in the virtual hospital of the future
Creators Name:Graschew, G. and Roelofs, T.A. and Rakowsky, S. and Schlag, P.M.
Abstract:Provision of global healthcare requires global interoperability of medical services Therefore, the creation of a Virtual Euro- Mediterranean Hospital for a real integration is proposed. Preoperative planning, intra-operative navigation and minimally-invasive surgery require a digital and virtual environment supporting the perception of the physician. An integrated satellite–internet platform allows for e-learning, real-time telemedicine and medical assistance. Due to the distributed character of the virtual hospital the implementation of Grid-enabled technologies and services becomes important.
Keywords:Real-time telemedicine, Satellite-based networks, Health grid
Source:International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
ISSN:1861-6410
Publisher:Springer (Germany)
Volume:1 (Suppl 7)
Page Range:119-121
Date:June 2006
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-006-0012-1

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