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Research

Telemedicine Research


Many new telehealth research projects have been introduced at Children’s. Through grants, the impact of telemedicine is being studied in regard to providing care for asthma and oral health. Members of the Children’s telemedicine team have published numerous articles and given many presentations at national and international meetings:

Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Sable C, Roca T, Gold J, Gutierrez A, Gulotta E, Culpepper W. Live Transmission of Neonatal Echocardiograms from Underserved Areas: Accuracy, Patient Care, and Cost. Telemedicine Journal Winter, 1999;5(4).
  • Sable CA. Telemedicine: Potential Impact in Acute Care. Critical Care Medicine August, 2001:29;N159-N165.
  • Sable CA, Cummings SD, Pearson GD, Schratz LM, Cross RR, Quivers ES, Rudra H, Martin GR. Impact of Telemedicine on the Practice of Pediatric Cardiology in Community Hospitals. Pediatrics January 2002;109:131-2. http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/109/1/e3
  • Sable CA. Digital Echocardiography and Telemedicine. Pediatric Cardiology May-June 2002;23:358-69.
  • Sable C. Telemedicine Applications and Their Benefits in Cardiology. Private Hospital Healthcare Europe 2003:R29-30.
  • Sable C. Telemedicine Applications in Pediatric Cardiology. Minerva Pediatrica February 2003;55:1-13.
  • Sable CA. Telemedicine Applications in Pediatric Cardiology. Pediatric Cardiology Today August 2004;2(7):1-4.
  • Woodson KE, Sable CA, Cross RR, Pearson GD, Martin GR. Forward and Store Telemedicine using Motion Pictures Expert Group: A Novel Approach to Pediatric Tele-echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography November 2004;17:1197-200.
  • Sable C. Digital Echocardiography Update: Applications in Pediatric Cardiology. Pediatric Ultrasound Today October 2006;11(9/10):153-80.
Abstracts and Invited Presentations
  • Sable C, Gold J, Gutierrez A, Roca T, Gulotta E, Culpepper W. Live Transmission of Neonatal Echocardiograms from Underserved Areas: Accuracy, Patient Care, and Cost. American Society of Echocardiography 9th Annual Scientific Sessions. June 11-13, 1998; San Francisco, California. Abstract published Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography May 1998.
  • Sable C, Picard M, Kiernan S, Wyner S, Goldberg A, Pearson G, Quivers E, Martin G. Impact of Real-Time Telemedicine Transmissions of Neonatal Echocardiograms from a Community Hospital. Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Cardiology Society 1999 Meeting. March 29, 1999; Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Sable C, Picard M, Kiernan S, Wyner S, Goldberg A, Pearson G, Quivers E, Martin G. Impact of Real-Time Telemedicine Transmissions of Neonatal Echocardiograms from a Community Hospital. American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting. May 1-4, 1999; San Francisco, California. Abstract published Pediatric Research May 1999.
  • Sable C, Picard M, Kiernan S, Wyner S, Hino J, Gorman B, Sheller L, Pearson G, Quivers E, Schratz L, Cummings S, Martin G. Impact of Telemedicine on the Practice of Pediatric Cardiology in a Community Hospital Neonatal Unit. The American College of Cardiology 49th Annual Scientific Sessions. March 12-15 2000; Anaheim, California. Abstract published Journal of the American College of Cardiology February 2000 (Suppl A).
  • Sable C, Kushner D, Fromm M, Pearson G, Quivers E, Cross R, Schratz L, Cummings S, Martin G. Impact of Telemedicine on the Practice of Pediatric Cardiology in a Community Hospital. American Telemedicine Association 6th Annual Meeting. June 3-6; Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2001.
  • Webb CL, Sable CA, Waugh CL, Grigsby J, Berdussis DJ. Impact of Telemedicine on Medical and Financial Outcomes in Infants with Suspected Heart Disease. The American Society of Echocardiography 12th Annual Scientific Sessions. June 28-30, 2001; Seattle, Washington. Abstract published Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography May 2001.
  • Sable C, Cross R, Pearson G, Martin G. Forward and Store Telemedicine using MPEG: A Novel Approach to Pediatric Tele-echocardiography. 7th Annual International Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine. September 22 -25, 2002; Regensburg, Germany. Abstract published European Journal of Medical Research September 2002.
  • Paulsen K, Ferguson M, Sable C, Bechtel B, Copenheaver D, Tifft D, Holbrook P, Weissman M, Kushner D. Telegenetics: A Feasibility Pilot Study. American Telemedicine Association 8th Annual Meeting. April 27-30, 2003; Orlando, Florida. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2003.
  • Ferguson M, Paulsen K, Sable C, Lawrence W, McCune S, Waleen S, D, Holbrook P, Kushner D. Reaching Urban Underserved Children: Building a Secure Asynchronous Web-Based Solution. American Telemedicine Association 8th Annual Meeting. April 27-30, 2003; Orlando, Florida. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2003.
  • McCune S, Paulsen K, Ferguson M, Sable C, Holbrook P, Kushner D. Distance Learning Initiatives: Synchronous and Asynchronous Solutions. American Telemedicine Association 8th Annual Meeting. April 27-30, 2003; Orlando, Florida. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2003.
  • Bullock M, Sable C, Reyna M, Kushner D. The Financial Impact of a Pediatric Cardiology Telemedicine Practice. American Telemedicine Association 10th Annual Meeting. April 17 – 20, 2005; Denver, Colorado. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2005.
  • Sable C, Reyna M, Cross R, MD, Schratz L, Pearson G, Cummings S, Donofrio M, Clauss S, Doroshow R, Spurney C, Kushner D. Impact of Telemedicine on the Clinical Practice of Pediatric Cardiology in Suburban Community Hospitals. American Telemedicine Association 10th Annual Meeting. April 17 – 20, 2005; Denver, Colorado. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2005.
  • Sable C, Reyna M, Spiegel H, MD, Kushner D. Delivery of Pediatric Telemedicine to East Africa: A Model Based on Existing Telemedicine Experience and Established Medical Relationships. American Telemedicine Association 10th Annual Meeting. April 17 – 20, 2005; Denver, Colorado. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2005.
  • Reyna M, Sable C, Conry J, Kushner D. A Comprehensive Telemedicine Solution for Delivery of Pediatric Care in Suburban Hospitals: Factors Influencing Utilization of Sub-Specialty Services. American Telemedicine Association 10th Annual Meeting. April 17 – 20, 2005; Denver, Colorado. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2005.
  • Webb CL, Sable CA, Waugh CL,Grigsby J, Berdusis K, Sahn DJ. Impact of Telemedicine on Medical Outcomes for Infants with Suspected Congenital Heart Disease. American Telemedicine Association 10th Annual Meeting. April 17 – 20, 2005; Denver, Colorado. Abstract published Telemedicine Journal Spring 2005.
  • Sable CA. Clinical and Financial Impact of Telemedicine on the Practice of Pediatric Cardiology. American Telemedicine Association 55th Annual Scientific Sessions. March 11 - 14, 2006; Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Webb CL, Sable CA, Waugh CL,Grigsby J, Berdusis K, Sahn DJ. Impact of Telemedicine on Medical Outcomes for Infants with Suspected Congenital Heart Disease. American Telemedicine Association 55th Annual Scientific Sessions. March 11 - 14, 2006; Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Reyna M, Sable C, El-Baba O, Martin G. International Telemedicine: Developing a Model for a Global Pediatric Practice. American Telemedicine Association 12th Annual Meeting. May 13 – 15, 2007; Nashville, Tennessee. Abstract published Telemedicine and e-Health April 2007.
  • Reyna M, Sable C, Hajjaj-Hasanni N, Mouane N, Hopkins P. Tele-Education in North Africa: A U.S.-Morocco Partnership for Children’s Health American Telemedicine Association 12th Annual Meeting. May 13 – 15, 2007; Nashville, Tennessee. Abstract published Telemedicine and e-Health April 2007.
  • Sable C, Reyna M, Selnow G, Cohen N, Ferretti C. International Telemedicine: Delivery of Medical Education and Consultation to Physicians in Iraq. American Telemedicine Association 12th Annual Meeting. May 13 – 15, 2007; Nashville, Tennessee. Abstract published Telemedicine and e-Health April 2007.
  • Sable C, Reyna M, Selnow G, Cohen N, Ferretti C. International Telemedicine: Delivery of Medical Education and Consultation to Physicians in Iraq. Iraq Medical Conference. May 25 – 26, 2007.
Book Chapters
  • Sable C, Reyna M, Holbrook P. Telemedicine Applications in Pediatrics. In Pediatric Informatics 2007

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