Telemedicine workshop lesson plan

After the rise in the prevalence of COVID-19, the aim of every healthcare provider was to cater to its patients using methods that do not require in-person visits. Telemedicine solutions helped provide necessary care to the patients by allowing them to communicate to a healthcare provider using a telecommunication platform

Why is Telemedicine Important?

Telemedicine is a new concept in the healthcare sector but due to the recent rapid technological advancements, it has been growing expeditiously. The purpose of telemedicine is to improve a patient’s health by enabling two-way, real-time communication between a patient and a healthcare practitioner at a distant site

Initially, the aim of creating telemedicine providers was to treat and cater to the patients living in remote areas where there was a shortage of medical facilities. While it is still being used to address these problems, it’s now also becoming a tool of convenience for the patients.


  1. Improving patient care
  2. Improving access to medical care for rural and deprived areas 3.
    Better access to doctors for consultation
  3. Improving rehabilitation services in health tourism
  4. Providing facilities for doctors to direct automatic examinations
  5. Reducing the cost of medical care
  6. Creating medical care services (on a wide geographical and
    population level)
  7. Reducing the transfer of patients to medical centers
  8. Creating a managed care environment in hospitals and medical
  9. On the ship, inside the plane
  10. War zones
  11. Far prisons
  12. Improving patient care through video conferencing
  13. Crisis management in the health sector
  14. Control of chronic diseases
  15. Resource management in the transportation sector

Health & Safety

Telemedicine services

  • Telemedicine in prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Remote monitoring
  • Health crises and telemedicine Practical – clinical experiences of telemedicine • Telemedicine andself-care
  • The four main branches of telemedicine (radiotherapy, psychiatry, pathology and dermatology)

Policymaking, management and economics of telemedicine

Practical experiences of implementing telemedicine

  1. Telemedicine regulations, standards and
  2. Legal, ethical, social, cultural and security aspects of telemedicine
  3. Relationships of caregivers, providers, consumers and beneficiaries in telemedicine
  4. Telemedicine and equitable access to health services
  5. Change management in the transition to telemedicine (investment, provision of infrastructure and commercialization)
  6. Risk management in telemedicine
  7. Factors of success, safety and sustainability of the telemedicine platform
  8. The impact of telemedicine on value-based care
  9. The role of telemedicine in strengthening the referral system
  10. Payment and reimbursement mechanisms in telemedicine
  11. Economic evaluation of telemedicine, familiarization with basic issues and fundamental principles in telemedicine

Telemedicine infrastructure

  • Feasibility studies for the development of telemedicine
  • Challenges and opportunities of telemedicine development
  • Hardware, software and telecommunication network
  • Empowerment of telemedicine providers and consumers
  • Familiarity with the required equipment

Application of new information technologies in telemedicine

Application of robots in telemedicine

  • Artificial intelligence in telemedicine
  • Companion health in telemedicine
  • Cloud computing in telemedicine
  • Biosensors in telemedicine
  • Other new information technologies in telemedicine, necessary technologies for the implementation of telemedicine

Telemedicine in health tourism

  • Information transmission
  • Transparency and effective communication
  • Secure customer affairs management
  • Secondary diagnosis and treatment methods
  • Rehabilitation activities and remote care

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