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Telemedicine via Short Messaging System (SMS) in Rural Philippines.

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Gavino AI, Tolentino PA, Bernal AB, Fontelo P, Marcelo AB
AMIA Annu Symp Proc; 2008 Nov 8-12; Washington DC. p. 952.
Abstract: 

The University of the Philippines National Telehealth Center extended its services to the Doctor-to-the-Barrios program of the Department of Health through Short Messaging System telereferral system. This system enables physicians from remote and underserved rural communities to refer cases to domain experts from the University of the Philippines Philippine General Hospital. Two hundred eighty-four cases were sent in a six-month period.

Gavino AI, Tolentino PA, Bernal AB, Fontelo P, Marcelo AB. Telemedicine via Short Messaging System (SMS) in Rural Philippines. AMIA Annu Symp Proc; 2008 Nov 8-12; Washington DC. p. 952.