Telemedicine, that is, a form of provision of medical services that does not involve any direct contact between the patient and the physician, is a topic that is discussed increasingly often in the general debate on contemporary health care. The implementation of IT technologies in the medical market provides an opportunity for improving not only the quality and efficiency of treatment, but also functioning of health care system and management of health care facilities. How do the telemedicine solutions work and who can benefit from their development?
It's time for a revolution in the functioning of the healthcare system in Central and Eastern Europe that is going to be shaped by digitization, new technologies and telemedicine solutions. If healthcare facilities want to be competitive and to provide the highest level of service, they should adopt as quickly as possible to the changing market and new needs of patients. How can telemedicine help with that?