Thanks to the use of video communication in the medical sector, geographical barriers are overcome and medical specialists can provide their skill and services from wherever they are in the world. Providing health care services in today’s world includes constant pressure to increase the quality of patient care, reach new markets, provide new services and control costs.
Videoconferencing is very useful for applications, such as diagnosis, consulting, transmission of medical images, etc., in real time. Using VTC, patients may contact nurses and physicians in emergency or routine situations, physicians and other paramedical professionals can discuss cases across large distances. Rural areas can use this technology for diagnostic purposes, thus saving lives and making more efficient use of health care money.
MCS Tele-health solutions provide high quality, high resolution long distance images which can provide a significant and valuable tool for physicians and other medical professionals who are unable to examine a patient or specimen in person. The use and value of the system will vary depending on the specific circumstances of the patient’s condition. Special peripherals such as microscopes fitted with digital cameras, video endoscopes, medical ultrasound imaging devices, otoscopes, etc., can be used in conjunction with VTC equipment to transmit data about a patient.
MCS Personal Care Tele-health is another important application. It enables care and treatments to be provided in the patient’s home without the need for hospital stays, for a wide variety of therapies and rehabilitative treatments.