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The Dark Side of Telemedicine. A Review on Patient Safety in Telemedicine Healthcare.

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2020    |    PP. 37-43    |PDF (163 K)|    Pub. Date: August 12, 2020
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Author(s)
Dr. Christie Kim., MSc. MScHEd. MDCM. FRCPC. St. Joseph Health Center, Toronto.

Abstract
Technology is changing the healthcare landscape. Telehealth and telemedicine are rapidly being incorporated into patient care. While there are many benefits including increased accessibility to remote and underserved areas, there is also numerous concerns that may affect the quality of the care provided and adversely affect patient safety. This brief review will address issues regarding the quality of telemedicine and patient care, as well as their potential ethical pitfalls from the perspective of the physician and the patient.

Keywords
Telemedicine, Quality health, patient safety

Cite this paper
Dr. Christie Kim., The Dark Side of Telemedicine. A Review on Patient Safety in Telemedicine Healthcare., SCIREA Journal of Medicine. Vol. 4 , No. 3 , 2020 , pp. 37 - 43 .

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