Empowering Patients through Remote Healthcare Services

Remote healthcare refers to the provision of medical services, diagnosis, and treatment from a distance using telecommunication technologies.
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Prepared by Lee Cheng, reviewed by Jane Cox

Remote Healthcare FAQ

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What is remote patient monitoring?

Remote patient monitoring takes that to a new level with providers being able to obtain real-time readings on blood pressure, glucose, EKG, SPo2 with heart rate, temperature, and weight. Readings can be obtained during telemedicine sessions, or at any time irrespective.

Is remote working a good option for healthcare professionals?

Remote working brings many opportunities and advantages for healthcare professionals, services and service users. However, it also brings risks and new challenges for practice. This page sets out our advice and resources for registrants who are delivering care and treatment remotely.

How can a health care provider check my health remotely?

Many technologies allow your provider or health care team to check your health remotely. These technologies include: Web-based or mobile apps for uploading data to your provider or health care team. For example, if you have diabetes, you may upload food logs, blood sugar levels and drugs that a nurse checks.

Is telemedicine the leading vehicle for remote healthcare?

But the coronavirus pandemic has propelled telemedicine services into being the leading vehicle for remote healthcare. While it may be the leading vehicle, it’s not the only vehicle for diagnosing and treating patients remotely. Telemedicine can be greatly enhanced with a number of additional features that help complete the remote treatment circle.

What is remote health care?

Studies indicate that both the concept of remote health care and the practical application of information technology systems to health care include aspects of remote medical care, such as a telecare medicine information system, a personally controlled health records system, and patient monitoring.

Can remote consulting help patients access healthcare?

Remote consulting can be a convenient way for patients to access healthcare. For others, consulting remotely with a clinician can be daunting and a barrier to access. Patient-centred services sit at the heart of primary care, and practices are best placed to develop consultation models that serve their local communities.

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