Author(s): Mr. Amitav Mahapatra, Mr. Manoranjan Dash
Published in: International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology
License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Volume/Issue: Vol.2 - Issue 2 (February - 2013)
Telehealth care services are growing up in the recent years. The patient-doctor relationships symbolize a new elucidation to the medical problems of the modern life. With the technological advancement, the life span of people has been increasing in the preceding years. However, as livelihood is more worrying than ever, there are added cases of new diseases. The difficulties of transport in the big cities and the shortage of hospital beds turn the remote care an attractive solution. On the other hand, its routines can be switched by telemedicine. A cloud based information system can offer new possibilities, such as easy and worldwide access to medical data, and opportunities to put together use of the services of medical experts which are otherwise unavailable in remote places. However, they also elevate new risks and challenges with respect to security and privacy aspects. This paper describes the implementation of a teledermatology system for patient monitoring using cloud computing. The system proved to be quick and reliable and represents an applicable solution to teledermatology care.
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