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Factors Affecting the Establishment of Teleradiology Services: A Case Study of Iran

Ali Maher 1 , 2 , Mohammadkarim Bahadori 3 , * , Mina Davarpanah 2 and Ramin Ravangard 4
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1 Department of Health Policy, School of Management and Medical Education, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Health Services Management, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
3 Health Management Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Health Human Resources Research Center, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 20 (1); e69184
  • Published Online: August 1, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 8, 2018
  • Revised: June 9, 2018
  • Accepted: June 15, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.69184

To Cite: Maher A, Bahadori M, Davarpanah M, Ravangard R. Factors Affecting the Establishment of Teleradiology Services: A Case Study of Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 20(1):e69184. doi: 10.5812/semj.69184.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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