Telemedicine is one of the most important promises in near future for millions of patients to achieve a better health condition.
In Brazil there is still some misconception about telemedicine not only among healthy people but even among doctors and other health professionals.
For some cultural reasons it remains the idea that doctors can watch the patient with a smartphone or a monitor. Although, the artificial intelligence can be an essential part of this complex process between patient and doctors.
It´s not clear for many people that continuous register of patient´s vital signs may offer a valuable condition for choosing best practices in clinical triage and out-of-hospital assistance.
Nowadays, the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine do not allow the teleassistance between doctors and patients except in emergency cases. We have recently conducted an interesting telepresence project related to trauma patients transported by ambulance during one year. All trauma cases had a second…