About: tele-medicine

Health 21-10-2010

EU patient mobility law to spark eHealth revolution

New EU laws allowing patients to travel across borders for health care will be key for the development of e-health services in Europe, according to policymakers. However, incompatible IT systems remain a major obstacle to fulfilling that promise.
Health 21-10-2010

EU health chief: ‘eHealth is no science fiction’

New EU laws allowing patients to travel across borders for health care will be crucial to putting in place the legal framework for the development of e-health services in Europe, according to EU Health Commissioner John Dalli.
Health 16-04-2010

Tele-medicine improves patient care

Numerous pilot projects have confirmed that tele-medicine brings benefits for healthcare providers, insurers and patients – particularly reduced costs – and although risks and obstacles remain, the environment for tele-medicine is set to improve in the coming years, writes Dr. Uwe Perlitz from Deutsche Bank Research in a March paper.