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 Julie Ake at

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)


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