To compare physician and patient impressions and interphysician diagnostic agreement between live teledermatology and in-person examinations.Design
Paired video and in-person examinations with different dermatologists.Setting
An urban Veterans Affairs dermatology clinic.Patients
One hundred thirty-nine patients.Main Outcome Measures
Satisfaction questionnaires and interphysician diagnostic agreement.Results
Patient and physician satisfaction was high. Agreement between video and in-person diagnoses was 80%.Conclusions
Physicians and patients were satisfied with teledermatology examinations. Diagnostic agreement between in-person and video dermatologists was high.