Telehealth Business Plan
It was only about fifty years ago that a few hospitals started experimenting with telemedicine to reach patients in remote locations.
But with the rapid changes in technology over the last few decades, telemedicine has transformed into a complex integrated service used in hospitals, homes, private physician offices, and other healthcare facilities.
By 1964, they had built a telemedicine link that allowed them to provide health services at Norfolk State Hospital, 112 miles away from campus. government saw the big picture – the potential to reach urban populations with healthcare shortages, and to respond to medical emergencies by sharing medical consults and patient health records without delay. Sending cardiac rhythms during emergencies started at about this time.