Telemedicine is popularly used in rural areas because it is a low cost effective healthcare method that people can afford. “Telemedicine services may be less costly than in-person clinical visits” from the article called Type of Telemedicine. What is telemedicine? Telemedicine is a rapidly developing application of clinical medicine that using information and communication technologies for the exchange of valid information for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and injuries, research and evaluation and more.
Telemedicine polymerizes four key aspects: communication technology, biomedical engineering, information technology and medical science. Communication technology is a range of technologies that used to gather, store, retrieve, process, analyses and transmit information. Biomedical engineering is an application that contains engineering principles and design concepts for medicine and biology. Information technology is the use of computers and software to manage information. Medical science is the discovering of the causes and cure of disease, suffer and more.