Telemedicine

Pain points of traditional medical consultation

Insisting on physical consultation: even for cold/cough or mild symptoms or just a prescription refill. Even though it may be possible clinically, the doctor rarely comes to the patient to perform a physical consultation Multiple consultations: first consultation, lab test/diagnostic tests/X-ray/scan, follow-up consultation Rigid consultation times: Always during office hours, rarely an opportunity to have …

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What is telemedicine and is it better than traditional medical practice?

Telemedicine In simple terms, telemedicine refers to the practice of health-related services and sharing of health-related information using electronic media and telecommunication technologies (like phone, video-conferencing facilities, etc.). It allows virtual and contact-less communication between a patient and a healthcare provider / doctor, when a physical or face-to-face interaction is not possible. Telemedicine involves the …

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