Telehealth Ethics

Article in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health “The ethical conundrum of telehealth realizes the uniquely positive impact that telehealth can have on patients, providers, and clinical outcomes, as well as the potential for harm and abuse that may ensue.” Happily, the authors are using a broad definition of ‘telhealth’ from telemedicine, health information services and remote monitoring.

PDF version currently available for a one-off fee or for subscribers to download here. (David A. Fleming, Karen E. Edison, Hon Pak. Telemedicine and e-Health. Online ahead of print. doi:10.1089/tmj.2009.0035.)