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Telemedicine on the Grid

Telemedicine

http://www.escience.cam.ac.uk/projects/telemed.html

This joint project between the University of Cambridge and the West Anglia Cancer Network will demonstrate the capability of Grid technology to improve the delivery of patient care in the West Anglia region and potentially throughout the National Health Service. It is clearly desireable to provide care as near as possible to the patient's home. Continuity of care is also maintained for patients who require treatment at the Cancer Centre (e.g. for radiotherapy) as their treatment is planned by the same Consultant they have seen at their nearest Cancer Unit. Clinicians are currently travelling large distances to provide remote clinical services. This project will investigate the use of technology to prevent such travel and provide access to appropriate clinical information and images across the network.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Demonstrator
Grant Value:
Start Date: Not specified
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: Core


Project Members
PI
Miss Kate Caldwell


Collaborating Organisations
Addenbrookes NHS Trust
Cambridge e-Science Centre
Macmillan Cancer Relief
Siemens
University of Cambridge
West Anglia Cancer Network


Component(s) Project Develops
Collaboration and Remote Instrument Services
Collaboration Toolkits
Instrument Management Services
Virtual or Immersive Environment Services


Application Area(s) associated with Project
Medical

 

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