Applications and developments of telemedicine in Greece

Vasileios Tsioumanis, Andrianna Mangita, Marianna Diomidous

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Abstract

The need to transmit medical information with images, data and voice from distance via telecommunications has come to our knowledge from ages. The topic has a new interest because of the progress in technology of telecommunications and information systems. The current article makes an effort to inform the reader in a simple way about what Telemedicine is and where it can be used. In this paper is presented the definition and the purpose of telemedicine, followed by the services provide through telemedicine applications. Finally, is analyzed the use of telemedicine in Greece its advantages, benefits and disadvantages, concluding with a final evaluation of it.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnifying the Applications and Foundations of Biomedical and Health Informatics
PublisherIOS Press
Pages253-255
Number of pages3
Volume226
ISBN (Electronic)9781614996637
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event14th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2016 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 1 Jul 20163 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume226
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Other

Other14th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2016
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period1/07/163/07/16

Keywords

  • Application
  • Distance
  • Evaluation.
  • Health Services
  • Telemedicine

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    Tsioumanis, V., Mangita, A., & Diomidous, M. (2016). Applications and developments of telemedicine in Greece. In Unifying the Applications and Foundations of Biomedical and Health Informatics (Vol. 226, pp. 253-255). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 226). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-664-4-253