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?
- How will it differ from treating patients face-to-face?
- 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?
- What are the financial circumstances surrounding this telemedicine service? Describe things like costs of equipment, people facilities etc.
- How might this telemedicine service and others play a role in the provision of healthcare in the future?