Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool: First experience in argentinean public hospital

Rodolfo Altrudi, Alberto Eurnekian, Alejandro Gandsas, Yvan Silva, Victoria Silvestri

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Abstract

Authors present their experience with first medical videoconferencing program developed in a public Argentinean hospital. Both modalities -room and desktop videoconferencing- were used. The program was exclusively used for educational purposes. A total of twelfth videoconferencing were successfully made using all resources. They included surgical procedures, magisterial lessons, grand rounds, etc. The project proved that videoconferencing is a cost-effective medical education tool, even in developing countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pages364-365
Number of pages2
Volume50
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
Event6th Conferenc on Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, MMVR 1998 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 28 1998Jan 31 1998

Other

Other6th Conferenc on Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, MMVR 1998
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period1/28/981/31/98

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Medical education
Videoconferencing
Public Hospitals
Developing countries
Costs
Teaching Rounds
Medical Education
Developing Countries
Costs and Cost Analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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Altrudi, R., Eurnekian, A., Gandsas, A., Silva, Y., & Silvestri, V. (1998). Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool: First experience in argentinean public hospital. In Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Vol. 50, pp. 364-365) https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-894-6-364

Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool : First experience in argentinean public hospital. / Altrudi, Rodolfo; Eurnekian, Alberto; Gandsas, Alejandro; Silva, Yvan; Silvestri, Victoria.

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 50 1998. p. 364-365.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Altrudi, R, Eurnekian, A, Gandsas, A, Silva, Y & Silvestri, V 1998, Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool: First experience in argentinean public hospital. in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. vol. 50, pp. 364-365, 6th Conferenc on Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, MMVR 1998, San Diego, CA, United States, 1/28/98. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-894-6-364
Altrudi R, Eurnekian A, Gandsas A, Silva Y, Silvestri V. Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool: First experience in argentinean public hospital. In Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 50. 1998. p. 364-365 https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-894-6-364
Altrudi, Rodolfo ; Eurnekian, Alberto ; Gandsas, Alejandro ; Silva, Yvan ; Silvestri, Victoria. / Videoconferencing as a medical educational tool : First experience in argentinean public hospital. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 50 1998. pp. 364-365
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