Telemedicine using free Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology

David J. Miller, Nikola Miljkovic, Chad Chiesa, John B. Callahan, Brad Webb, Ben H. Boedeker

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations


Though dedicated videoteleconference (VTC) systems deliver high quality, low-latency audio and video for telemedical applications, they require expensive hardware and extensive infrastructure. The purpose of this study was to investigate free commercially available Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software as a low cost alternative for telemedicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedicine Meets Virtual Reality 18
Subtitle of host publicationNextMed, MMVR18
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781607507055
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365


  • C-MAC
  • Skype™
  • Telemedicine
  • VTC
  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
  • video laryngoscope

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management


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