Role of Information Technology in Implementation of Telemedicine System

  • Ladan Soltanzadeh Amirkabir University of Technology
  • Arezou Taheri Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
  • Mohammad Rabiee Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
Keywords: Telemedicine, Telecare, Telehealth, eHealth, Information technology

Abstract

Introduction: Telemedicine is the wide description of providing medical and healthcare services by means of telecommunications.

Methodology: A search of electronic databases including Medline, Excerpta Medica Database (EMBASE), Cochrane, and Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) for relevant papers was performed. All studies addressing the use of telemedicine in emergency medical or pre-hospital care setting were included. Out of a total of 1,230 abstracts that were reviewed, result of 39 articles and 3 books and author 's experiences were gathered.

Findings:Technologies do not only assist medical practitioners and patients receiving treatment, they also benefit perfectly healthy people by providing a wide range of general health assessments.

Conclusion: telemedicine is medical services through the use of telecommunications.

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Author Biographies

Ladan Soltanzadeh, Amirkabir University of Technology

Msc In Biomedical Eng,

Educational Deputy of Urmia University of Medical Sciences,

Arezou Taheri, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
Bio-medical Engineering Faculty,
Mohammad Rabiee, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran
Assistant professor of Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Published
2014-09-10
How to Cite
Soltanzadeh, L., Taheri, A., & Rabiee, M. (2014). Role of Information Technology in Implementation of Telemedicine System. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN EDUCATION METHODOLOGY, 6(2), 824-829. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijrem.v6i2.3878
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