ISSN 1812-7231 Klin.inform.telemed. Volume 6, Issue 7, 2010, Pages 77-82
K. Rymarenko1, D. Dobryanskyy2
1Ukraine-Swiss Mother and Child Health Programme
2Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
Telemedicine implementation in Ukrainian health care institutions: experience of Ukraine-Swiss Mother and Child Health Programme
The article describes experience of the Ukraine-Swiss Mother and Child Health Programme in integration of telemedicine technologies on the basis of telemedicine platform iPath into the clinical practice of Ukrainian medical institutions in 4 regions of Ukraine. The telemedicine platform iPath is proved to be an effective tool for distant consultations, experience exchange and education. The stages of implementation process, required preconditions, main problems and challenges of the proposed model proper functioning are described as well as perspectives of its further development.
telemedicine, telemedicine platform iPath, telemedicine network, model of telemedicine, distant consultation, education