Assessment of Approaches to Evaluating Telemedicine. A. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


AHRQ's Center for Information Technology conducts and supports studies of health information systems, computerized patient record systems, and medical decision analysis, including data standards, automated medical records, and decision support systems. As a participant in the national High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program, AHRQ supports initiatives to promote increased speed and capacity of computers and electronic networks, as well as to make the transmission of data more secure.

The Evidence-based Practice Center program, coordinated by AHRQ's Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, is sponsoring a project by Oregon Health Sciences University titled "Medical Informatics and Telemedicine Coverage Under the Medicare Program."

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