2012060011 lab2

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2012060011 lab2

  1. 1. TELEMEDICINE &TELENURSING: Thefuture of healthcare.
  2. 2. OVERVIEW & DEFINITION OF TELEHEALTH/TELEMEDICIN E Telehealth is the delivery of health-related services and information via telecommunications technologies
  3. 3. Uses of Telehealth Technologies CLINICAL  Transmission of medical images for diagnoses  Group or individual exchange of health services or education live via video conference.  Health advice via telephone or emergent cases  Transmission of medical data for diagnoses or disease management
  4. 4. Uses and Benefits of Telehealth Technologies.NON CLINICALDistance education including continuing medical education, grand rounds, and patient educationOnline information and health data managementOverall healthcare system managementOTHER BENEFITSEarly detection and monitoring of illness.Fewer costs for patients and hospitals.Early patient hospital discharge.More control over individual care.Less hospitalization and fewer ER visits.
  5. 5. ICT Requirements for Telehealth Systems Ensure clients are aware of their rights and responsibilities with respect to accessing health care via telehealth technologies, including the process for communicating complaints Obtain consent for treatment from patients when required for invasive procedures Compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, and accreditation requirements for supporting patient/client decision-making and consent, including protection of patient health information Policies and procedures for compliance with local legislated and regulatory rules for protection of patient health information
  6. 6. Telehealth Process Data captured or collected from one site; may be audio, video or digital. (clinical images or sounds). Central processing unit (CPU) or coder-decoder (codec) processes info (digitization and compression of mages and sound) Information is prepared for transmission (varies depending on mode of telecommunication used.) transmitted to the distant site.
  7. 7. Telehealth TechnologiesHARDWARE:- Telephones, videophones, Personalcomputers (PCs), Videoconferencing systems(Cameras, Radios, DVD players etc), Specializedtelemedicine workstationsSOFTWARE:- Cardicom’s Omnivisor, GlobalMed’sEMDTRANSFER Medical Imaging Software MedicalSoftware Programs and CapSure® Diagnostic MedicalImaging Software | Medical Software ProgramsPeripheral Devices:- Electronic stethoscope, Examcamera, Otoscope
  8. 8. Prospective Telehealth Client SuitabilityPeople with chronic and long term health needsPeople with ongoing health issues living in remote areasEarly hospital discharge patientsPersons with accesss living within range or with regular access to propeR telecommunication infrastructure
  9. 9. Ethical and Legal Telehealth Issues& Privacy and security concernsConfidentialityMedical malpracticePatient Autonomystandards of informed consent, liability Licensing
  10. 10. Referenceshttp://www.mission-health.org/centers-and-services/medical-technology/telehealthhttp://www.telehealth.ca/intrototelehealth.htmlhttp://www.globalmed.com/products/software-services.phphttp://www.cardiocom.net/omnivisor.asphttp://www.tunstall.net.au/page/Telehealth/10766/

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