Impact of Telemedicine in Management of Chronic Diseases

Tinuola Towolawi



Diagnosis of chronic diseases have an impact on patient’s quality of life and the healthcare system. Telemedicine facilitates the delivery of medical intervention at home to improve health outcomes and reduces cost to the NHS. Adoption of telemedicine for routine management of chronic diseases impacts the healthcare patients and healthcare professionals, however, there are several challenges affecting the adoption of telemedicine into routine healthcare delivery. Lack of universal regulations and quality assurance protocol can impact the widescale implementation of telemedicine into routine healthcare. Therefore, further research, support and training is required for successful adoption for routine management of chronic diseases.

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