Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Publications and Research
Telemedicine Program at Fletcher Allen and the University of Vermont
Callas PW, McGowan JJ, Leslie KO, et al. Provider attitudes toward a rural telepathology program. Telemed J 1996; 2: 319-329.
Ricci MA, Moses PL, Callas PW, Daum W W, Eary RE. Tele-endoscopy demonstrates potential for remote diagnosis. Telemed Telehealth Networks 1997; 3:15-17.
Callas PW, Leslie KO, Mattia AR, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of a rural live video telepathology System. Am J Surg Path 1997; 21: 812-819.
Moses PL, McGowan JJ, Ricci MA. Efficacy of tele-endoscopy in a rural capitated market. J Am Med Informatics Assc 1997; 398-402.
Reid JG, McGowan JJ, Ricci MA, McFarlane G. Desktop teleradiology in support of rural orthopedic trauma care. J Am Med Informatics Assc 1997;403-407.
Ricci MA,Callas PW, Montgomery WL. The Vermont Telemedicine Project: initial implementation phases. Telemed J 1997;3:197-205.
Ricci MA, Knight SJ, Nutter B, Callas PW. Desktop telemedicine in vascular surgery: Some preliminary findings. Telemed J 1998; 4:279-285.
Callas PW, Ricci MA, Caputo MP. Improved rural provider access to Continuing Medical Education through interactive videoconferencing. Telemed J E Health 2000; 6: 393-399.
Rogers FB, Ricci MA, , Caputo M, Shackford SR, Sartorelli K, Callas P, Dewell J, Daye S. The use of telemedicine for real-time video consultation between trauma center and community hospital in a rural setting improves early trauma care: preliminary results. J Trauma 2001; 51:1037-1041.
Ricci MA, Caputo MP, Amour JL, Rogers FB, Sartorelli K, Callas PW, Malone PT. Telemedicine reduces discrepancies in rural trauma care. Telemed J E Health 2003; 9 (1):3-11.
Doheny-Farina S, Callas PW, Ricci MA, Caputo MP, Amour JL, Rogers, FB. Improving rural emergency trauma care through synchronous videoconferencing. J Technical Writing and Communication 2003; 33(2): 111-123.
Callas PW, Bertsch TF, Caputo MP, Flynn BS, Doheny-Farina S, Ricci MA. Medical student evaluations of lectures attended in person from rural sites via interactive videoconferencing. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2004;16:46-50.
Caputo MP. Bridging the last mile: telemedicine in a moving ambulance. Telehealth Practice Report November/December 2004; 9 (5):1, 7-8.
Ricci MA, Caputo MP. Trauma and Emergency Care, in " A Guide to Getting Started in Telemedicine, Joseph Tracey, ed., Office for the Advancement of Telehealth; US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, 2004; 343-374.
Rabinowitz T, Murphy KM. Review of telepsychiatry services for rural elders: its time…we think! Telehealth Practice Report January/February 2005; 9(6):12.
Ricci MA, Caputo MP, Callas PW, Gagne M. The use of telemedicine for delivering Continuing Medical Education in rural communities. Telemed J E Health 2005; 11:124-129.
Bertsch TF, Callas PW, Rubin A, Caputo MP, Ricci MA. Effectiveness of lectures attended via interactive video conferencing vesus in-person in preparing third-year internal medicine clerkship students for clinical practice examination (CPX). Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2007;19 (1): 4-8.
Innovative Programs in Telemedicine: The Telemedicine Program at Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Telemed J E Health March 2008; 14 (2):122-126.
Sibert K, Ricci MA, Caputo M, Callas PW, Rogers FB, Charash W, Malone P, Leffler SM, Clark H, Salinas J, Wall J, Kocmoud C. The feasibility of using ultrasound and video laryngoscopy in a mobile telemedicine consult. Telemed J E Health April 2008; 14 (3):266-272.
Rabinowitz T, Brennan DM, Chumbler NR, Kobb R, Yellowlees P. New directions for telemental health research. Telemed J E Health 2008; 14(9): 972-976.
Heath B, Salerno R, Hopkins A, Hertzig J, Caputo M. Pediatric critical care telemedicine in rural underserved emergency departments. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2009;9(10):588-607.
Rabinowitz T, Murphy KM, Amour JL, Ricci MA, Caputo MP, and Newhouse PA. Benefits of a telepsychiatry consultation service for rural nursing home residents. Telemed J E Health 2010;16(1):34-40.
Sheehan FH, Ricci MA, Murtagh C, Clark H, and Bolson EL. Expert visual guidance of ultrasound for telemedicine. J Telemed Telecare 2010;16 (2):77-82.