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Vol. 16 No. 2 (2023)


Telemedicine as a New Form of Medical Services – Legal Aspect

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Published: 2023-12-29


Telemedicine, a rapidly evolving field enabled by telecommunications technology, is transforming healthcare on a global scale. It offers new avenues for accessing medical services and redefines the patient-physician relationship, encompassing diagnosis, treatment, and health condition monitoring. However, this transformative force in healthcare is accompanied by intricate legal and regulatory complexities that warrant profound exploration. This article delves into the legal facets of telemedicine, examining its regulation, patient data protection, physician liability, and global variations. It also underscores the paramount importance of safeguarding patient privacy in the digital age of healthcare. This comprehensive analysis illustrates the profound influence of legal considerations on healthcare quality and patient safety, and how they shape the course of technology-driven healthcare.


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