Today, analysts note important phenomenon, fast-paced, can significantly change the medical tourism industry.
The European Commission tries to push the members of the European Union to the destruction of bureaucratic obstacles for mass application of telemedicine services, which, apparently, will become a new super-profitable area of medicine. Telemedicine – the remote provision of medical consultations and services – is gaining popularity thanks to innovative technological developments, advanced communication devices. Today sick even from remote, inaccessible areas can benefit from the recommendations of the best world specialists. Through telecommunications can be quite complex diagnosis, conducted medical consultations. Telemedicine technologies can dramatically improve the degree of control of chronic patients, giving them the opportunity around the clock to be observed in leading international medical institutions dealing with specific diseases.
The European Commission has sent a special appeal to certain organs of the European Parliament, fixing attention to the huge importance of the social factor for patients, health authorities, for society in General, the propagation of telemedicine. For successful dissemination of telemedicine required to overcome the reluctance to introduce innovative technologies to optimize the legal regulation of such activities, to resolve critical technical issues preventing to form a good market of medical services.
In the shortest period it is expected that the EU will conduct the necessary analytical assessment of their own requests, the priorities in telemedicine applications. It is planned to develop and launch a major telemonitoring project, consider all of the key legal aspects, design manuals, to solve the main technical problems to work out the details of information security.
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