Friday, June 14, 2019

Surgical Skype - Medical Xpress

Surgical Skype - Medical Xpress


Surgical Skype - Medical Xpress

Posted: 14 Jun 2019 06:02 AM PDT

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In a country with limited resources, might social media be useful in the post-surgical care of patients in their own homes? That is the question researchers from India hope to answer with their research just published in the International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices.

Naval Bansal of Fortis, in Mohali, India, and colleagues Sanjay Kumar Yadav, Saroj Kanta Mishra, Gyan Chand, Anjali Mishra, Gaurav Agarwal, Amit Agarwal, and Ashok Kumar Verma of the Department of Endocrine Surgery, at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, in Lucknow, India, discuss their feasibility study in this context. The team followed more than one hundred thyroidectomy who were offered some of their follow-up care via Microsoft's well-known voice over internet (VoIP) application, Skype. In detail, 76 of the patients had Internet access and of those 51 opted for conventional follow up and 25 patients consented to have tele-follow up using the software.

The team found that distance from the treating hospital was the most significant factor in choosing Skype follow up. Moreover, those who opted for Skype tended to be better educated, with a degree or postgraduate degree. Everyone who opted for Skype follow-up saved money and work days by avoiding the need to take time to re-visit the hospital. "Even in resource constrained countries, can provide an alternative mode of healthcare delivery," the team suggests. There remains a need to instill confidence in such an approach for the less well-educated and for those who see face-to-face care as a better choice.

Of course, there will be times when a Skype follow-up would be inadequate at which times patients would have to visit their healthcare worker or receive physical as opposed to virtual care in their home.


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More information: Naval Bansal et al. Post-surgical continuity of care from home using social media in a resource limited country, International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices (2019). DOI: 10.1504/IJTMCP.2019.100040
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EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator - Reuters

Posted: 05 Jun 2019 12:00 AM PDT

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Microsoft's internet phone call and messaging service Skype can be considered a telecoms operator as it offers a paid-for service and has a deal with network operators to carry calls, Europe's top court said on Wednesday.

A Belgian court and the Belgian Institute of Postal and Telecommunications Service (IBPT) had sought guidance from the European Court of Justice on whether Skype's SkypeOut service, which allows users to call from computers to a fixed or mobile line for a fee, should be subject to the same regulation as a traditional telecoms company.

Skype had argued that it did not transmit signals itself and did not provide any electronic communications services such as those defined by current EU rules.

Microsoft said it would comply with the ruling, which will require the paid-for service to adhere to more onerous regulation.

Seeking to address the gap between traditional telecoms providers and new internet-based rivals, the European Commission two years ago adopted rules for the sector known as the European Electronic Communications Code which covers Skype, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and other voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services.

EU countries have until the end of 2020 to implement the rules.

The case is C-142/18 Skype Communications Sarl v IBPT

Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by Kirsten Donovan

VoIP Market Impressive Gains including key players NTT, Comcast, Orange, KT, Charter, Microsoft (Skype), Cablevision, Verizon, AT & T, Vonage - Journallic

Posted: 13 Jun 2019 11:20 PM PDT

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3.3 VoIP Price by Manufacturers
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4.3 Europe
4.4 China
4.5 Japan
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5.2.5 Mexico
5.3 Europe
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9.4 Forecast by Type

10 Consumption Forecast
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10.2 VoIP Consumption Forecast by Regions
10.3 North America Market Consumption Forecast
10.4 Europe Market Consumption Forecast
10.5 Asia Pacific Market Consumption Forecast
10.6 Central & South America Market Consumption Forecast
10.7 Middle East and Africa Market Consumption Forecast

11 Upstream, Industry Chain and Downstream Customers Analysis
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12 Opportunities & Challenges, Threat and Affecting Factors
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12.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

13 Key Findings

14 Appendix
14.1 Research Methodology
14.2 Author Details
14.3 Disclaimer

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