Medical professionals, particularly dermatologists, have been combining their services with telecommunication for nearly a quarter of a century. Although valued for its efficiency, in some areas teledermatology approaches still face numerous barriers which have slowed its widespread adoption.
Dermoscopy: known for its ability to increase the diagnostic accuracy of skin cancer, comes in many forms. Recently is the introduction of mobile dermoscopy for in-home imaging. What can medical experts do to convince patients that this is the next step in receiving accessible skin care services?
Store-and-Forward constitutes one of the two common approaches to teledermatology services, providing online consultation skincare based on virtually transmitted images. The regulation of this practice as established by AAD sets the guidelines for excellence in dermatology care for patients.
Teledermatology has become an increasingly utilized technique for the efficient and timely management of dermatology practice. Live-Interactive (LI) teledermatology requires regulatory guidelines as established by AAD for the delivery of safe and efficient services to patients.
Digital health innovations are employed to build more effective and secure communication platforms between patients and healthcare providers for a simplified practice experience.
When adopting mobile devices within your practice it is essential that regulations are strictly adhered to. The following guide outlines the key legal issues to be aware of when using a mobile device to take clinical images along with how DermEngine's dermatology EMR software supports this process.
Teledermoscopy is becoming the technique of choice for doctors for its affordability and capability to support underserved patients. However, myths still detract from this practice, requiring a better understanding to aim for full implementation and improved services.