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International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA)
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The overall aim of the International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications is to bring together science and applications of medical practice and medical care at a distance as well as their supporting technologies such as, computing, communications, and networking technologies with emphasis on telemedicine techniques and telemedicine applications. It is directed at practicing engineers, academic researchers, as well as doctors, nurses, etc.

Telemedicine is an information technology that enables doctors to perform medical consultations, diagnoses, and treatments, as well as medical education, away from patients. For example, doctors can remotely examine patients via remote viewing monitors and sound devices, and/or sampling physiological data using telecommunication. Telemedicine technology is applied to areas of emergency healthcare, videoconsulting, telecardiology, telepathology, teledermatology, teleophthalmology, teleoncology, telepsychiatry, teledentistry, etc.

International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications will highlight the continued growth and new challenges in telemedicine, applications, and their supporting technologies, for both application development and basic research. Papers should emphasize original results or case studies relating to the theory and/or applications of telemedicine. Tutorial papers, especially those emphasizing multidisciplinary views of telemedicine, are also welcome. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications employs a paperless, electronic submission and evaluation system to promote a rapid turnaround in the peer-review process.

Specific interests are (but not limited to) in the following areas:

    Telemedicine Supporting Technologies:
        Network architectures for telemedicine
        Wireless Telemedicine
        Mobile service platform for continuity of healthcare
        Complexity of telemedicine systems
        New sensor and medical RFID technologies
        Network/Data privacy and security in healthcare
        Network research issues to support healthcare
        Computing issues to support healthcare
        Multimedia (video and voice) for telemedicine
        Wireless telemedicine applications
        Electromagnetic interference issues
        Signal processing techniques in wired/wireless telemedicine systems
        Interactive audiovisual and data communications
        Telemedicine devices and peripherals
        Database technologies for telemedicine
        Standard Efforts for telemedicine
        Tools and platforms for telemedicine
        Legal and ethical issues for telemedicine
        Quality of Telemedicine
        Telemedicine sites experiences
        Quality assessment and cataloguing for telemedicine application
        E-nabled Access
        Biomedical sensors
        Biomedical sensor Networks
        Computing and Communications of Biomedical sensor Networks

    Telemedicine applications:
        Emergency healthcare
        Videoconsulting, telecardiology, telepathology, teledermatology, teleophthalmology, teleoncology, telepsychiatry, teledentistry
        Distance Learning
        Medical care delivery, diagnosis, consultation and treatment at a distance
        Medical education and the transfer of medical data
        Nursing homes or retirement centers
        Home monitoring for patients
        Healthcare in the aftermath of disasters
Last updated by Dou Sun in 2017-04-30
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