An Interactive Visual Communication Architecture Proposal for Telehealth

Date Added: Nov 2009
Format: PDF

Amongst the one-and-a-half billion people around the world surfing the Internet regularly, millions have gone online seeking medical information. The widespread access to broadband Internet, together with the evolution and increased adoption of visual communication technology, are taking this trend one step forward: according to recent researches, 78% of healthcare consumers are willing to interact with physicians online, over 85% of physicians would rely on web services to simplify their operations and 90% of them see the Internet as a source of competitive advantage