Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2005. IEEE-EMBS 2005. 27th Annual International Conference of the
Date of Conference: 17-18 Jan. 2006
Author(s): Pierrakeas, C.
Laboratory of Educ. Material & Educ. Methodology, Hellenic Open Univ., Patras
Georgopoulos, V.C. ; Malandraki, G.A.
The use of telemedicine in speech and language pathology provides patients in rural and remote areas with access to quality rehabilitation services that are sufficient, accessible, and user-friendly leading to new possibilities in comprehensive and long-term, cost-effective diagnosis and therapy. This paper discusses the use of online collaboration environments for various telemedicine applications of speech therapy which include online group speech therapy scenarios, multidisciplinary clinical consulting team, and online mentoring and continuing education