A review if telemedicine cost-effectiveness studies

Mair, F.S., Haycox, A., May, C. and Williams, T. (2000) A review if telemedicine cost-effectiveness studies. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 6, supplement 1, S38-S40. (doi:10.1258/1357633001934096). (PMID:10793967).


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As interest in telemedicine grows, many of its proponents and vendors increasingly suggest that it is now time to move to full-scale implementation of telemedicine services in a variety of contexts throughout the world, and question the need for further evidence of its utility and cost-effectiveness. We have reviewed the published literature relating to cost-effectiveness studies in telemedicine and have identified some important weaknesses. Ten recommendations regarding the design of economic evaluations of telemedicine are suggested.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1258/1357633001934096
ISSNs: 1357-633X (print)
1758-1109 (electronic)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 163741
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Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2010 11:11
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:29
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/163741

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