17 Sep 2015

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Even when I am not seeing the patient, every moment I can check his blood pressure, weight or his body temperature. Uppersilesian Medical Center in Ochojec is testing an innovative program, which allows doctors to keep track of their patients using just laptop or tablet. It is the first such a complex telehealth program in Poland. Already in the test phase it helped saving a life of a 75 year old patient.


Source: tvs.pl


Telemedicine, despite not being financed is one of the fastest sector of medicine development. Body temperature, blood pressure and weight are the parameters being remotely monitored by doctors from Upper Silesian Medical Center in Katowice Ochojec. There is a pilotage program set at the hospital to watch over the patients with heart failure using tablets. There are already first beneficial results. Thanks to telemedicine one of the patients was quickly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.

Source: TVP Katowice