Telemedicine for Critical Care

Looking at the current scenario of global health emergency, it is evident that a sudden increase in patients and critical care requirements, shortage of doctors and nurses can be a risk to human lives. When it is about the patients who need critical care, they are always subjected to different kind of treatments and procedures where specialty is needed. If such cases fell short of specialists, it may lead to misfortunes. For this scenario, telemedicine is the best solution to provide critical care when patient is remotely located. Telemedicine facilitates the healthcare delivery for critical care.

Current IT and networking system give this benefit at higher extent. Because of these reasons, hospitals and critical care facilities are reaching to advanced Telemedicine in case of increased patients. There are few additional factors for this. Read on to find out.

Emergency Teleradiology

Life threatening situations like pulmonary disorders, aortic dissection, ruptured aortic aneurysm, and acute stroke are fatal, if not treated on time. Teleradiology allows to treat such critical condition in time by providing expert care on time. Countries like US are developing strokes centres for early treatment of stroke which gives immediate communication and care in critical cases by early detection. Imagine how many lives can be saved this way?

Tablet Devices and Smartphones

With efficient use of technology, there are very few things that are not portable. In teleradiology cases, Tablets and smartphones are being used by experts to view the CTs. It means the access is not limited to reading rooms, but physicians and radiologists can access it anywhere. It improves the availability of experts and reduces the lead time in emergency situations.

Efficient Image and Reports Distribution

Technologies such as WiFi and the Internet cloud play the key role in quality image and reports transfer without any delay. Remote experts can monitor the patients by getting connected on simple devices. Many organizations and hospitals have decided to partner with telemedicine services like


Considering current situation, US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency has given permission to prescribe using telehealth service. It was always allowed to prescribe a controlled substance through telemedicine if a doctor have done in-person evaluation with the patient in the past. But now, with new regulation, that in-person evaluation criteria is taken down in sight of public health crisis.

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