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Journal Scan - Recent Telehealth Care Literature

If you have seen an article addressing non-face-to-face care that you would like to share with others interested in this topic, please send the citation (and, if possible, a Web link) to Beki Marshall at bmarshall@aap.org.

Impact of Telemedicine Intensive Care Unit Coverage on Patient Outcomes
Young LB, Chan PS, Lu X, et al.
Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(6):498-506.

Tech Platform Allows for e-Visits (login required)
Hodge N. AAP News Vol. 32 No. 4 April 2011, p. 24

The Impact of a Tele-ICU on Provider Attitudes About Teamwork and Safety Climate (login required)
Chu-Weininger MYL, Wueste L, Lucke JF, et al. Qual Saf Health Care 2010;19:1-5

Telehealth Regulations

Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Changes Affecting Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation: Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging (published in the Federal Register on May 5, 2011)

Podcasts

Keeping Kids in School via Telemedicine (Healthcare 411 Series from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)