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Contexts and Opportunities of e-Health Technology in Medical Care

Sojib Bin Zaman, Naznin Hossain, Shad Ahammed, Zubair Ahmed

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Abstract

Keeping up with a sound health is a fundamental right for the human beings. It also acts as an indicator of the socio-economic development of a country. However, nowadays keeping sound health is challenging because of rapidly increasing non-communicable diseases. Concurrently, we are on the edge of very fast technological advancement which includes usage of cellular technology, high-speed internet and wireless communications. These technologies and their unique applications are creating lots of new dimensions in health care system which is known as e-Health. The medical call centers, emergency toll-free telephone services are being used in all over the world. The newly developed electronic health system can play a vital role in the remote regions of emerging and developing countries although sometimes it seems difficult due to the lack of communication infrastructure. E-Health can be a promising aspect for providing public health benefits if it integrates with the conventional medical system. More strategic approaches are necessary for the planning, development, and evaluation of e-Health. This article is written to depict the existing and future opportunities of e-Health in health support system.

Keywords: e-Health, Health-Care.
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Issue: Vol 1 No 2 (2017)
Page No.: AV1-AV4
Received: Apr 28, 2017
Published: May 1, 2017
Section: Review Article
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.570870

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Zaman, S., Hossain, N., Ahammed, S., & Ahmed, Z. (2017). Contexts and Opportunities of e-Health Technology in Medical Care. Journal Of Medical Research And Innovation, 1(2), AV1-AV4. doi:10.5281/zenodo.570870
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