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This high-resolution video conferencing system can be used for connecting with remote sites and gives a nearly full sized picture of the person at the peer end. The cameras are also controlled by the sound in the room and focus on the talking person in real-time.
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The TotalExam HD is a hand-held examination camera that can be used in various telemedicine applications. It can for example be used to view skin lesions (with or without a variable polarizing hood), or you can attach a tongue depressor to the look down the throat of patient. The camera…
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Remote consultant is a system for remote real-time auscultation. It was developed in-house at the research and development unit at the department of biomedical engineering in Västerbotten County Council. The system utilizes two digital stethoscopes from Littmann and a custom built streaming solution. The reason for using an actual stethoscope…
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CheckUp Care is a telemedicine solution that can used to facilitate self-measurement for patients in remote or rural areas. The system consists of a communication device that connects to medical equipment for measuring blood pressure, hemoglobin, blood glucose, weight and INR. The data is sent to a central database, which…
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The Coala Heart Monitor is a device that simultaneously records heart sounds and performs ECG recordings. The ECG recording is done in two steps, first 30 seconds on the chest and then 30 seconds using the thumbs. The look and feel and the overall design of the product feels very…
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MyDiagnostick is an ECG recorder in the shape of a rod with metallic handles at both ends. It is super easy to use, as you only need to grab hold of both ends for the recording to start. The device is intended to discriminate atrial fibrillation (AF) from normal cardiac…
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In the late 1990s, child and adolescent psychiatry in Northern Sweden began utilizing videoconferencing in their work. Today, such technology is used in many different applications, primarily administrative but also in family conversations and start-up conversations before treatment and, to a limited extent, in personal meetings with patients and families.…
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Already in 2000, the Department of Psychiatry in Västerbotten began utilizing videoconferencing in contacts with neighbouring units and non-healthcare partners. Organisational changes resulted in a significantly larger catchment area and the management realized that telemedicine was the only option to maintain good working relationships and proximity to patients and families.Today…
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The child and adolescence habilitation in Västerbotten offers advice, support and rehabilitation to children and adolescents with mental retardation, autism, physical disabilities or other severe disabilities. As the unit has a clear focus on removing barriers for people in their everyday life, video conferencing is used extensively to avoid unnecessary…
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The Centre for Rural Medicine, GMC, in Storuman has developed a new concept for improving proximity to healthcare for residents in rural and sparsely populated areas. In December 2013, the first health room was inaugurated in the small village of Slussfors, midway between the primary care facilities in Storuman and…
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The aim of collaborative care planning is management of information transfer and planning of a patients’ future care after admission from inpatient facilities. Already in the late 1990s, the first projects with video conference supported care planning were executed in Västerbotten County. Since then, this work model is routine practice…
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The Neonatal Unit at Nus cares for children in need of extra support and monitoring during early life. The unit has the whole Northern Healthcare Region as catchment area and many of the children need care for long periods, sometimes a long way from home. Before leaving the neonatal unit…
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In 2012, a National Children’s Heart Network, Gertrude, was established to improve the support for children and new-borns with suspected heart conditions. Thanks to the Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation, 35 of the Swedish hospitals with paediatric cardiology units have received an advanced video conferencing system with the ability to…
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Since 2009, the paediatric cardiology unit at Nus supports Sunderby and Gällivare Hospitals with emergency assessments of cardiac ultrasound in children and newborns. The child is cared for by a local paediatrician where the ultrasound investigation is performed. The cardiologist at Nus views the ultrasound images in real time via…
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During 2005-2007, engineers at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, R&D at Nus developed a system for remote auscultations that can stream or store signals from a digital stethoscope. Assessments were thereafter done either during a video consultation or by recording and storing the sound for future assessment. The…
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In 2005, the Dermatology Clinic at Nus began evaluating the possibility to assess skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema remotely through referrals supplemented by digital images. This evaluation was the start of a large-scale expansion of image-based diagnostics and today, the clinic offers consultations based on digital images…
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Early diagnosis is of great importance for the survival of patients with malignant melanoma. Until 2012, Nus offered referral-free appointments with dermatologists to assess moles, but it was concluded that the service only reached a limited number of people, primarily from nearby municipalities. To offer a more equitable service across…
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The towns of Tärnaby, Storuman, Sorsele and Malå in the inland of Västerbotten have access to extended primary care through the cottage hospitals. These units have since many years a video solution in the emergency rooms that allows external support or guidance during emergencies. Physicians on call at home or…
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The most common form of facial malformation in new-borns is a gap in lip, jaw or palate, known as cleft palate. In Sweden, there are six units that manage these patients, including Nus who are responsible for all babies born in Northern Sweden.Since 2011, the so-called lip, jaw and palate…
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The Centre for Geriatrics at Nus offers psycho-geriatric assistance via video or webcam to primary care facilities in southern Lapland and the Umeå region. The approach has been applied by Skellefteå Hospital to a limited extent since 2004 and by Nus since 2009. In recent years, the concept has been…
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