Tele Rehab and Tele-Medicine
Telerehabilitation is the delivery of rehabilitation services over telecommunication networks and the internet. Most types of services fall into two categories namely: clinical assessment where the patient’s functional abilities are monitored in his/her environment and clinical therapy.
It has been seen that, few rehabilitation practice involved: neuropsychology,audiology, speech-language pathology,occupational therapy, physical therapy, and robot-aided rehabilitation. Telerehabilitation can deliver therapy to people who can't travel to a clinic due to certain disability or travel time. Telerehabilitation also helps the experts to engage in a clinical consultation from a distance.
Telemedicine most commonly knwn as"telehealth" or "e health" allows healthcare professionals to monitor and treat patients in remote locations via telecommunication technology. This technology provides more efficient use of limited expert resources. Telemedicine offers a reduced cost solution in offering remote care when and where it is needed without the building and staffing added facilities.