Telecommunication technology used in home healthcare

Sumant Mishra, C. G. Nayak, K. C. Shet, V. I. George

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Current telemedicine applications are usually developed for doctors to do consultation and case study between several hospitals. Patients see doctor at home via internet becomes possible and it might be a part of lifestyle in the future. Telemedicine has been an active area of research for over 30 years. In the past, several telemedicine applications using wired EPABX telecommunications equipment were provided whereas now-a-days the evolution of wireless communication means enabling telemedicine systems to operate everywhere in the world, thus expanding telemedicine benefits, services and applications. How these applications are used in healthcare delivery and what are the technologies used in this system are explained in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)38-39
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Indian Medical Association
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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