Telecommunication technology used in home healthcare

Mishra, S and Nayak, Gurudas C and Shet, K C and George, V I (2011) Telecommunication technology used in home healthcare. Journal of Indian Medical Association, 109 (1).

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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.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Instrumentation and Control
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2015 10:31
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2015 10:31

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