Remote telehealth is the combination of modern communication technology, multimedia information technology and modern medical technology. The remote monitoring system can exchange clinical information and expert diagnosis opinions of patients separated from the two places, and provide other relevant medical, teaching and scientific research data.
The telehealth monitoring system began in the United States in the late 1950s. Kenneth Bird and Fitzpatriek of the United States used microwave video to connect a clinic at Boston Logan International Airport with Massachusetts General Hospital for remote medical consultation. At the conference on remote telehealth and global health development strategy for the 21st century held in Geneva, Switzerland, in December 1997, the participating experts finally defined remote telehealth as follows: telehealth monitoring system is a system that engages in remote telehealth activities and services through information and communication technology, with the purpose of promoting global health, disease control, patient health, medical education, health management and related research. From the perspective of the effect of remote telehealth in China, through the remote support of one or more Class III hospitals, it is true that the difficult and severe patients in remote areas and without good medical conditions can get timely and better diagnosis and treatment in local hospitals.
Remote telehealth is a new medical service model developed from the traditional medical service model under the conditions of the information age. It shows a bright prospect for the worldwide sharing of medical resources. Numerous facts have proved that the use of remote telehealth technology can well solve the diagnosis and treatment of difficult and complicated diseases in grass-roots hospitals, and can also timely diagnose and treat patients in some special situations. In recent years, with the development of the Internet of Things technology and the popularity of smart phones, and the emergence of portable physical sign monitoring devices such as digital blood pressure monitoring, bluetooth blood glucose meter, and electrocardiographs, remote telehealth has gradually entered the community and into the family, more personally oriented, providing targeted and personalized services. Many businesses and medical institutions cooperate with each other, and there are more and more personal telehealth platforms. At the same time, telehealth has also begun to integrate with cloud computing and cloud services. Through these remote monitoring platforms, individual-oriented remote monitoring and guidance has been realized, and many personal vital signs parameters can be transmitted to the remote monitoring platform in real time, continuously and uninterruptedly. The diagnosis and health advice of the medical staff will be sent back to the patients in real time. With the continuous emergence of many new technologies such as medical treatment and information, the prospect of remote telehealth will be very broad.
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