Telemedicine program

You have been asked to evaluate the implementation of a telemedicine program in your healthcare setting. Using the information from your resources in the syllabus this week, choose a healthcare setting and describe the telemedicine service/s you will develop?

  1. How will it differ from treating patients face-to-face?
  2. How effective can telemedicine be in the treatment of these patients? What are some of the benefits of this service to the organization and patient?
  3. What are the financial circumstances surrounding this telemedicine service? Describe things like costs of equipment, people facilities etc.
  4. How might this telemedicine service and others play a role in the provision of healthcare in the future?