Olga Ferrer-Roca

Summary

Affiliation: University of La Laguna
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aviation medicine: challenges for telemedicine
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Department of Anatomia Patologica, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands
    J Telemed Telecare 8:1-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A four-year study of telephone support for oncology patients using a non-supervised call centre
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 8:331-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Web-based diabetes control
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 10:277-81. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging in the management of diabetes
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 10:282-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Tele-virtual sonography
    O Ferrer-Roca
    UNESCO Chair of Telemedicine, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, La Laguna, Sta Cruz Tenerife, Spain
    J Perinat Med 34:123-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The impact of telemedicine on quality of life in rural areas: the Extremadura model of specialized care delivery
    Olga Ferrer-Roca
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Telemed J E Health 16:233-43. 2010
  7. pmc Virtual sonography through the Internet: volume compression issues
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Pathology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, 38071, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Med Internet Res 3:E21. 2001

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Aviation medicine: challenges for telemedicine
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Department of Anatomia Patologica, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands
    J Telemed Telecare 8:1-4. 2002
    ..The challenge is to demonstrate that such techniques are practicable, improve patient outcomes and are cost-effective...
  2. ncbi request reprint A four-year study of telephone support for oncology patients using a non-supervised call centre
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 8:331-6. 2002
    ..Excluding the initial investment cost, the income received was approximately the same as the running costs of the call centre in two of the three years for which data were available...
  3. ncbi request reprint Web-based diabetes control
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 10:277-81. 2004
    ..Users were satisfied with the continuity and self-efficacy of care, but lack of time was a drawback for 38% of them and 75% expressed a preference for sending their data via the mobile phone short message service (SMS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone text messaging in the management of diabetes
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 10:282-5. 2004
    ..It was particularly useful for elderly persons and teenagers, age groups that are known to have difficulty in controlling their diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tele-virtual sonography
    O Ferrer-Roca
    UNESCO Chair of Telemedicine, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, La Laguna, Sta Cruz Tenerife, Spain
    J Perinat Med 34:123-9. 2006
    ..3D-Ultrasound reconstruction, routinely available since 1994, has brought new technical capabilities such as virtual sonography that can be tele-consulted. Our experience is summarized in the present paper...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of telemedicine on quality of life in rural areas: the Extremadura model of specialized care delivery
    Olga Ferrer-Roca
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Telemed J E Health 16:233-43. 2010
    ..For this reason, a rural region of Spain has adopted a strategy to deliver telemedicine (TM) specialized care (Extremadura model) as a political decision...
  7. pmc Virtual sonography through the Internet: volume compression issues
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Pathology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, 38071, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Med Internet Res 3:E21. 2001
    ..Three-dimensional ultrasound images allow virtual sonography even at a distance. However, the size of final 3-D files limits their transmission through slow networks such as the Internet...