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Initial implementation of a Web-based consultation process for patients with chronic kidney disease

Scherpbier-de Haan, Nynke D; van Gelder, Vincent A.; Vervoort, Gerald MM; Wetzels, Jack; de Grauw, Wim JC; van Weel, Chris


PURPOSE A Web-based consultation system (telenephrology) enables family physicians to consult a nephrologist about a patient with chronic kidney disease. Relevant data are exported from the patient's electronic file to a protected digital environment from which advice can be formulated by the nephrologist. The primary purpose of this study was to assess the potential of telenephrology to reduce in-person referrals. METHODS In an observational, prospective study, we analyzed telenephrology...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Family Medicine
DOI: 10.1370/afm.1494


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