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Store-and-Forward

Store-and-forward is a telecommunications technique in which information is sent to an intermediate station where it is kept and sent at a later time to the final destination or to another intermediate station.  E-mail, for example, is a store-and-forward technology. 

Current store-and-forward services provided by Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC include: 

  • Tele-Dermatology:  Remote consultation of patients presenting in communities in a variety of settings:  emergency departments, primary care offices, and inpatient floors. Using secure, web-based technology, referring physicians can provide a brief history and images of the dermatological condition and promptly receive care recommendations from Children's pediatric dermatologist.

Learn about video conferencing services offered by Chilren's Hospital's Telemedicine Program.

Last Update
September 6, 2013
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Last Update
September 6, 2013
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