Telemedicine and telenursing: Revolutionizing remote healthcare delivery

Authors

  • Jiraporn Voraraksa Division of Anesthesiology Chulabhorn Hospital, Chulabhorn Royal Academy
  • Araya Ongiem Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Ruechuta Molek Inpatient Department, Chulabhorn Hospital, Chulabhorn Royal Academy
  • Phongthara Vichitvejpaisal Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

Keywords:

Telenursing care, Telemedicine, Communication technology, Nursing care

Abstract

Telemedicine, encompassing various remote healthcare services, has witnessed rapid evolution with Telenursing care standing out as a crucial component. Leveraging advanced telecommunication technologies, telemedicine transcends geographical barriers, offering improved accessibility, patient convenience, and satisfaction. This transformative approach contributes to reduced healthcare costs, expanded outreach to underserved populations, and the efficient monitoring and management of chronic conditions. This article extensively explores the array of telecommunication technologies integral to telemedicine, including video conferencing, remote monitoring devices, and mobile health applications. By delving into the functionalities and benefits of these technologies, the narrative emphasizes their pivotal role in delivering remote healthcare services. Moreover, it scrutinizes Telenursing care's significance in providing health education and self-management support, underscoring its role in empowering patients to effectively manage their health conditions. The exploration extends to the challenges associated with telemedicine, addressing issues such as privacy and security concerns, technological disparities, legal and regulatory considerations, and patient acceptance and adoption. As the article concludes, it propels the discourse towards the future of telemedicine. This encompasses potential technological advancements, the integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the global expansion of telemedicine within healthcare systems, and collaborative initiatives between healthcare professionals and technology experts. In summary, telemedicine, driven by Telenursing care, has metamorphosed healthcare delivery, promising a future marked by enhanced accessibility, quality, and outcomes.

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2024-04-30

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Voraraksa J, Ongiem A, Molek R, Vichitvejpaisal P. Telemedicine and telenursing: Revolutionizing remote healthcare delivery. J Med Health Sci [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 30 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];31(1):128-39. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jmhs/article/view/267222

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