Teledermoscopy has become an essential service for many practices. However, case studies differ in conclusion for how effective these services are for saving costs. The following article will analyze another implemented case of teledermoscopy services for expedited referrals.
Teledermoscopy is becoming a widely-cited solution for lowering healthcare costs while reducing patient wait times. How accurate is this statement? The part 1 & 2 of these articles compare studies focused on the financial feasibility of providing teledermoscopy services as an e-triage solution.
Teledermatology has become a popular solution to the growing number of skin cancer cases. As these services continue to grow, so does its availability to be utilized in different spaces. How have these new spaces encouraged an increase in patient connectivity where regular in-office visits failed?
The advent of communication systems has allowed for the development of teledermatology services, where more recently teledermoscopy is helping improve the accuracy of diagnoses empowering doctors and patients to have an active fight against skin cancer.
Skin cancer is a problem that affects us all. In spite of the widely recognized importance of skin cancer early detection, rates continue to increase. Overwhelmed, dermatologists are starting to empower patients with mobile dermoscopes to take skin cancer imaging into their own hands.
The utilization of telemedicine services has grown exponentially, particularly in underserved areas. Teledermatology has proved an efficient system to offer care with shorten waiting times, while the addition of teledermoscopy imaging can improve efficacy in the accuracy of the diagnostic process.
With the increasing implementation of intelligent dermatology tools, the dynamic of healthcare relationships has forever been changed: patient-doctor, doctor-colleague, and (most ambiguously) doctor-technology. This article examines the three relationships and how this impacts quality of care.