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Office 365 for Healthcare Professionals: Improving Patient Care Through Collaboration, Compliance, and Productivity by Nidhish Dhru

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©  Nidhish Dhru 2018
Nidhish DhruOffice 365 for Healthcare Professionalshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3549-2_4

4. Telehealth Powered by Office 365

Nidhish Dhru
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San Ramon, California, USA
 
Did you know that the telemedicine concept was invented in the 1960s by NASA? Yes, to monitor astronauts’ health from Earth at NASA centers, NASA sent several test flights using animals attached to medical monitoring systems, which sent the animals’ biometric data to scientists on Earth via a telemetric link. The focus on the possible limitations of the human body forced NASA to take a technologically focused approach to telemedicine. In situations where a quick return to Earth was not possible, the ability to not only monitor biometric data, but also engage ...

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