Study on barriers to robotic telemedicine

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A study just published in the Jan/Feb issue of Telemedicine and e-Health (Barriers to Telemedicine: Survey of Current Users in Acute Care Units) outlines the regulatory, financial and cultural challenges to robotic telemedicine (RTM). The study, led by Dr. Herb Rogove, President and CEO of C3O Telemedicine, was conducted in conjunction with researchers from the Mayo Clinic, Arizona and UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles. Surveyed were physicians, nurses and administrators in the US, Canada and Ireland. Barriers to Telemedicine Limit Patient Access to Quality Care (Telepresence Options article) Hat tip to Trevor Cradduck.