Twitter is emerging as a popular forum where people exchange health information. Health providers can not only learn about the perceptions and misperceptions of diseases like acne, but they might also communicate reliable medical information.May 2013
| Melissa Shive, BA; Mehul Bhatt, BA; Andrew Cantino, MSCS; Joseph Kvedar, MD; Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH
This study illustrates that the use of text messages, a simple and inexpensive technology, may be effective as a reminder aid and educational tool in young patients with atopic dermatitis.July 2010
| Venessa Pena-Robichaux, MD; Joseph C. Kvedar, MD; Alice J. Watson, MBChB, MRCP, MPH
This study evaluated whether delivering acne follow-up care via an asynchronous, remote online visit (e-visit) platform produces equivalent clinical outcomes to office care. April 2010
| Alice J. Watson, MBChB, MRCP, MPH; Hagit Bergman, MD, MPH; Christy M. Williams, MD; Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
Short-term data demonstrate that using existing cellular telephone text-message technology offers an innovative, low-cost, and effective method of improving adherence to sunscreen application. November 2009
| Armstrong AW, Watson AJ, Makredes M, Frangos JE, Kimball AB, Kvedar JC
Online support communities appear to offer both a valuable educational resource and a source of psychological and social support for individuals with psoriasis.January 2009
| Shereene Z. Idriss, BA; Joseph C. Kvedar, MD; Alice J. Watson, MBChB, MRCP, MPH
Dermatologists are in great demand, and although this might not sound like cause for complaint, our capacity to provide care for dermatology patients is now being critically stretched. April 2008
| Watson AJ and Kvedar JCNovember 2007
| Wurm EM, Hofmann-Wellenhof R, Wurm R, Soyer HP
The authors concluded that digital phototography gives such a high image quality that, based on their experience, it can be stated that a neoplastic lesion that cannot be diagnosed by a high quality digital image with the available technology, rarely could be diagnosed in a face-to-face consult without the aid of complementary exams.
| Martínez-García S, del Boz-González J, Martín-González T, Samaniego-González E, Crespo-Erchiga V
In this study the authors investigated the feasibility of teleconsultation using a new generation of cellular phones in pigmented skin lesions.Wednesday, May 30, 2007
| Massone C, Hofmann-Wellenhof R, Ahlgrimm-Siess V, Gabler G, Ebner C, Peter Soyer H
The objectives of this study were to compare the costs of interactive teledermatology with conventional care, and to evaluate from a healthcare provider perspective whether interactive teledermatology is economically viable in the northeastern region of the United States.April 2007
| Armstrong AW, Dorer DJ, Lugn NE, Kvedar JC.
This article addresses why telemedicine is a valuable resource for dermatology, the current extent of its practice, the challenges in validating teledermatology as an effective adjunct to conventional care, and the factors limiting widespread adoption.Tuesday, February 27, 2007
| Watson AJ, Bergman H, Kvedar JC
The authors evaluated the ability of subjects to capture and submit teledermatology images with a digital camera. They also examined whether participants who received individual training sessions would capture better-quality images than participants who were provided only with self-training.2006
| Qureshi AA, Brandling-Bennett HA, Giberti S, McClure D, Halpern EF, Kvedar JC.