What do you prefer more: Telemedicine or Telehealth?
what is the difference between these terms?
Abstract
These two terms are often interchangeable; however, they are not alternatives to each other. Telemedicine refers only to medical services provided remotely via digital technologies. Comparatively, the term telehealth includes both clinical and non-clinical medical services offered at a distance to the patient or recipient.
Telemedicine refers only to medical services provided remotely via digital technologies. Telehealth includes both online clinical and non-clinical medical services.
Examples of Telemedicine:

  • Management of chronic conditions without in-person appointments
  • Special consultation via audio or video
  • Remote post-hospitalization care
  • Transmission of medical data between medical institutions
  • Tracking patients with wearable biosensors
Examples of Telehealth:
  • Medical training
  • Administrative meetings
  • Health care employee training ( for example, VR training for neurosurgeons from our previous post)
  • Apps to view the lab test
  • Tracking heartbeat and blood pressure through mobile phone.

If you program or produce teleheatlh\telemedicine technologies, you can apply for the Medtop: Tech Award or Medtop: Clinic Award.
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