In this month’s Telehealth Research Roundup, we highlight diverse research topics like weight management, remote monitoring, tele-dental programs and data from walk-in telemental health clinics. If you have any interesting research articles you can recommend for the Roundup, let us know in the comment field below.

Efficient image acquisition design for a cancer detection system

Dung Nguyen ; Hans Roehrig ; Marisa H. Borders ; Kimberly A. Fitzpatrick ;Janet Roveda; Proc. SPIE 8853, Medical Applications of Radiation Detectors III, 88530K (September 26, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2029781

A Serious Exergame for Patients Suffering from Chronic Musculoskeletal Back and Neck Pain: A Pilot Study

Stephanie M. Jansen-Kosterink, Rianne M.H.A. Huis in ’t Veld, Christian Schönauer, Hannes Kaufmann, Hermie J. Hermens, and Miriam M.R. Vollenbroek-Hutten. Games for Health Journal. -Not available-, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/g4h.2013.0043.

The Effectiveness of Telemedicine for Weight Management in the MOVE!Program

April D. Ahrendt MS, Kendra K. Kattelmann PhD, Thomas S. Rector PhD, David A. Maddox PhD; Article first published online: 24 SEP 2013; DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12049

Walk-In Telemental Health Clinics Improve Access and Efficiency: A 2-Year Follow-Up Analysis

Jonathan Neufeld and Ruth Case. Telemedicine and e-Health. -Not available-, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/tmj.2013.0076.

Comparative Effectiveness Study to Assess Two Examination Modalities Used to Detect Dental Caries in Preschool Urban Children

Dorota T. Kopycka-Kedzierawski and Ronald J. Billings. Telemedicine and e-Health. -Not available-, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/tmj.2013.0012.

FaceTime® for teaching ultrasound-guided anesthetic procedures in remote place

Tetsuya Miyashita, Yasuhiro Iketani, Yusuke Nagamine, Takahisa Goto, Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, September 2013