A Century of Telemedicine - A World Wide Overview (Part I)

The book A Century of Telemedicine - A World Wide Overview (Part I) Eds. A. Vladzymyrskyy, M. Jordanova, F. Lievens, 2017 is the first of a new series, dedicated to a detailed presentation of Telemedicine and eHealth history in various countries. The chapters reveal different national and cultural points of view in the development and implementation of Telemedicine/eHealth solutions for the treatment of patients and wellbeing of citizens.

The book provides a glimpse and summarizes the best practical achievements, existing solutions and experiences in six countries - Australia, Brazil, Czech Republic, India, Nigeria and Russia. The goal is to share these experiences with international, national and regional institutions and policy makers as well as with all groups or individuals involved in healthcare.

The book was launched during the international Med-e-Tel conference (April 2017, Luxembourg). The text is available at https://www.isfteh.org/files/media/A_Century_of_Telemedicine_Part_I.pdf