If there is any better place to utilize telemedicine it would be in rural medicine...but what about telemental health...
Rural telemental health is working, but it needs to overcome several nontechnical barriers to gain wider implementation.
Telepsychiatry and other long-distance options for providing mental health care can help overcome problems related to location and distribution of specialty mental health services but should not be seen as a panacea for delivering care to rural areas in the United States, reported from the Maine Rural Health Research Center.
“Telemental health” (the authors’ preferred term) once depended on heavy-duty audio and video technology…
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Telepsychiatry and other long-distance options for providing mental health care can help overcome problems related to location and distribution of specialty mental health services but should not be seen as a panacea for delivering care to rural areas in the United States...
The Journal of Rural Health, a quarterly journal published by the NRHA, offers a variety of original research relevant and important to rural health. Some examples include evaluations, case studies, and analyses related to health status and behavior, as well as to health work force, policy and access issues.
The international electronic journal of rural and remote health research, education, practice and policy.
Rural and Remote Health was initiated in 1998 by a grant to Deakin University from the Department of Human Services, Rural health Division, Victoria, Australia. The initial vision was to serve rural and remote communities throughout the world by providing a community forum and specific health-related information.
Research articles concerning rural nursing and/or rural health-care are invited for review. At least one author on each manuscript must be a member of the Rural Nurse Organization (RNO). Theoretical and opinion articles are also invited for review.
The Australian Journal of Rural Health is a multidisciplinary journal, which aims to facilitate the formation of interdisciplinary networks to build and advance rural practice for all health professionals.
In 1999 the Australian Journal of Rural Health became the official journal of the National Rural Health Alliance, which is the peak body for rural and remote health organisations in Australia.
Clinical and practice information for physicians in rural communities. The official journal of the society of Rural Physicians of Canada.