EU Commission telemedicine document

Earlier this month the EU Commission issued a document: Communication on telemedicine for the benefit of patients, healthcare systems and society. It’s not as dry as you might expect and covers:

  • Definition of telemedicine
  • Telemonitoring
  • Making it happen (including, helpfully, a discussion of the need for legal clarity)
  • Recommended actions for the next three years for member states and the Commission

Download it here. (Scroll down – the front page just says ‘EN’)

Thanks to Telecare Aware reader Tom Jones of Tanjent Consultancy for the heads up on this item.