In current extremity, telemedicine and telehealth is best option to give the healthcare services in original as well as remote areas. Then’s what necessity of telemedicine services in india, along with the moment and hereafter of telemedicine.
World Health Organization (WHO) define the Telemedicine as ‘The delivery of health care services, where distance is a critical factor, by all health care professionals using information and communication technologies for the exchange of valid information for opinion, treatment and for estallment of complaint and injuries, exploration and evaluation, and for the continuing education of health care providers, all in the interests of advancing the health of individualities and their communities.'
Modernization in Telemedicine
In ultramodern days smartphones, internet, etc vacuity and going affordable by cases and doctor for gathering clinical data which made it easier to use without special training.
The recent telemedicine practices reduce trip charges, saves time, reduces medical costs, provides easier access for the common man to specialist doctors without dismembering their diurnal liabilities. It also makes the life of healthcare providers easy by dwindling the cargo of missed movables and cancellations, adding profit and case cargo and perfecting follow up and health issues.
Telemedicine in India
Further than 121 crores of peoples in India, to cover each and every people, is big task. Adding to this is the recent trend of attention of healthcare installations to the metropolises and municipalities ( including 75 of the population of doctor), down from pastoral India, where68.84 of the public population live.
Telemedicine is one field which was successful in invoking a keen interest in the private sector and making them take an active part in public health operation.
Current script in India
WHO recommends a doctor-population rate of 1:1000, while the current doctor population rate in India is only 0.62:1000.
Training of new doctor is time consuming and precious, hence the doctor to patient rate can be anticipated to remain low for a long time to come. This deficiency is incompletely being made up by the active telemedicine services in colorful corridor of the country.