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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2013, 1(1), 34-42
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-1-1-6
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Telemedicine, Nursing and Medical Management: Applications, Case Studies, and Intelligence from RFID

Lidong Wang1, and Cheryl Ann Alexander2

1Department of Engineering Technology, Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, USA

2Department of Nursing, University of Phoenix, Tempe, USA

Pub. Date: November 17, 2013

Cite this paper:
Lidong Wang and Cheryl Ann Alexander. Telemedicine, Nursing and Medical Management: Applications, Case Studies, and Intelligence from RFID. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2013; 1(1):34-42. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-1-1-6

Abstract

The American population continues to age rapidly as more baby boomers reach retirement. Technology is evolving to meet the demands of an aging population that is plagued with chronic illness, the need for health promotion and education, and access to care in rural areas. Physicians and nurses in hospitals are using telemedicine and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology medical management as advanced technologies and continually expanding to develop new modes of medical care delivery. In this paper, concepts about telemedicine and its application, the use of RFID in medical management and telemedicine applications, challenges and technical progress, and several case studies are presented in evidence of the need for global expansion of new technology.

Keywords:
Keywords: telemedicine nursing medical management RFID radio frequency identification health care rural health

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