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Tele-health for patients with deep brain stimulation: The experience of the Ontario Telemedicine Network

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  • Onanong Jitkritsadakul MD, MSc,

    1. Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Chulalongkorn Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease & Related Disorders, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand
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  • Rajasumi Rajalingam MD, Hon. BSc.,

    1. Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Carol Toenjes BScN, RN,

    1. Telehealth Program, UHN Digital, Technology & Innovation Portfolio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Renato P. Munhoz MD, PhD,

    1. Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Alfonso Fasano MD, PhD

    Corresponding author
    1. Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    2. Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    3. Krembil Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Corresponding author: Dr. Alfonso Fasano, Krembil Research Institute, Movement Disorders Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St, 7 Mc412, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8; alfonso.fasano@uhn.ca

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  • Funding agencies: C.T. is in charge of the Telehealth Program at UHN Digital, Technology & Innovation Portfolio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. R.P.M. received honoraria from Medtronic. AF received honoraria from Medtronic and Boston Scientific.

  • Relevant conflicts of interests/financial disclosures: Nothing to report.

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