Telemedicine: Not The Answer To All Problems But Important To Solve Most Of Them!

Over the past several decades ago telemedicine had played an important role in disaster management when NASA first used telemedicine services during the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, and in 1988, during the Soviet Armenia earthquake, where the estimated casualties were more than 50,000. Though technology had not been advanced yet it was the cure for many patients.

From then to now, from a vision to reality, telemedicine has evolved as fast as light. Although telemedicine was not well-known concept, it nevertheless developed from time-to-time and has become talk of the healthcare system. Probably one must thank to technology due to which mankind was safe and secure during crucial time of COVID-19. The advancement of technology has been proved as boon in the Health care industry. Looking behind in the past human had to face, fight, and overcome battle named as `COVID' which made human helpless and needy. Eventually, telemedicine industry generated by high-end technology and advanced telecommunication has increased and maintained the quality of healthcare.

Across the spectrum technology based inventions such as telemedicine cart, telemedicine kiosks, telemedicine kits, telemedicine software, and the chain of advancement is extending more-and-more. Overall, there is a lot when it comes to telemedicine and its equipment.

Currently, telemedicine services have multiple types like store and forward, real-time and remote or self-monitoring that provides various educational, healthcare delivery and management, disease screening and disaster management services all over the globe. A few noteworthy telemedicine services in India are Mammography services at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, Surgical services at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Oncology at Regional cancer center, Trivandrum, and so on.

To date, the powerful transformation of telemedicine is still on a continuous voyage. Sooner or later, with more upgradation of policies and lessening incentives this system will surely surpass building a castle in the air situation.