~The Telemedicine Page~

The Advantages of Telemedicine

The Disadvantages of Telemedicine

Types of Telemedicine

View a Telemedicine Unit

Links to Other Telemedicine Sites

Telemedicine can be defined as, “the use of modern information technology, especially two- way interactive audio/video telecommunications, computers, and telemetry to deliver health services to remote patients and to facilitate information exchange between primary care physicians and specialists at some distance from each other.” (Telemedicine: Theory and Practice)  This site is dedicated to informing you about the various aspects and uses of telemedicine. 
    In this site, you can view:
  • The Advantages of Telemedicine ~ Why telemedicine has been said to be one of the biggest breakthroughs in rural primary care.
  • The Disadvantages of Telemedicine ~ A look at how telemedicine is not perfect.
  • Different Types of Telemedicine, such as telepathology,teledermatology,teleradiology,and primary care telemedicine.
  • View a Telemedicine Unit ~ a display of what a telemedicine unit would look like.
  • Links to Other Telemedicine Sites ~ Other sites that offer a more detailed view of telemedicine.

  • This site was last updated on 14-January-1999 by Anokhi Jambusaria