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01/02/2017

Study: Cost-benefit analysis of telehealth in pre-hospital care

By the School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, the Houston Fire Department Emergency Medical Services and the City of Houston Health Department.


Objective of the study:

There has been very little use of telehealth in pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS), yet the potential exists for this technology to transform the current delivery model. In this study, we explore the costs and benefits of one large telehealth EMS initiative.

Find out more and read the abstract here.