The electronic home - Interactive telecommunications of the future: The social impact of telemedecine at home

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01 February 1992
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Authors: 
Veneris, Yannis

Abstract

he report aims to investigate the social aspects of telemedicine and telehealth systems in the electronic home. Telemedicine home systems intend to provide care in the familiar home environment. In most developed countries, they represent a reaction to increased demand for hospital services due to chronic illnesses in ageing populations and injuries from accidents. Telemedicine is also a major market for advanced technology products.

 

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    EF9212
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    The electronic home - Interactive telecommunications of the future: The social impact of telemedecine at home

    Authors: 
    Veneris, Yannis

    The report aims to investigate the social aspects of telemedicine and telehealth systems in the electronic home. Telemedicine home systems intend to provide care in the familiar home environment. In most developed countries, they represent a reaction to increased demand for hospital services due to chronic illnesses in ageing populations and injuries from accidents. Telemedicine is also a major market for advanced technology products.

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