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

Rodolfo Altrudi, Alberto Eurnekian, Alex 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 publicationArt, Science, Technology
Subtitle of host publicationHealthcare (R)evolution - Proceedings of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 6, MMVR 1998
PublisherIOS Press
Pages364-365
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9051993862, 9789051993868
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes
Event6th Conferenc on Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, MMVR 1998 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 28 1998Jan 31 1998

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume50
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Other

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

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 Art, Science, Technology: Healthcare (R)evolution - Proceedings of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 6, MMVR 1998 (pp. 364-365). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 50). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-894-6-364