International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices
- Editor in Chief
- Dr. M.A. Dorgham
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
Telemedicine is essential to maintain supply in healthcare at qualitatively-acceptable levels. The field is growing rapidly and future application of ICT in healthcare will yield expected benefits if, and only if, the ICT infrastructure is fully implemented and healthcare professionals are aware of developments and trained to use technology-based healthcare services. Research in telemedicine is crucial for development of applications in healthcare. This new technology entails improvement in early diagnosis, testing, patient monitoring, disease prevention and reduction of patient discomfort.
Topics covered include
- Telemedicine devices and peripherals
- Tools and platforms
- Computing and communications
- Database technologies
- Network architectures
- Network/data privacy and security in healthcare
- Interactive audiovisual and data communications
- Legal and ethical issues
- Quality assessment
- Biomedical sensors, RFID and networks
- Mobile service platforms for continuity of healthcare
- Clinical practices, electronic medical record systems and medical decision support
The main objective of IJTMCP is to bring together medical practitioners and technologists and aims to report the development of associated technologies and applied clinical practices. It caters for the academic need of doctors, nurses, engineers and researchers.
IJTMCP caters for the needs of academicians, doctors, nurses, engineers and research scholars. It provides a platform for technology developers and clinical practitioners to exchange ideas and drive telemedicine development in a hand-shaking mode.
IJTMCP publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies and patient case reports. Special issues devoted to important topics in telemedicine and clinical practices are also published periodically.
Editor in Chief
- Dorgham, M.A., International Centre for Technology and Management, UK
Editorial Board Members
- Brooks, Tony, Aalborg University, Denmark
- Courbis, Thierry, Leader Health, Switzerland
- Ferrer-Roca, O., University of La Laguna, Spain
- Kim, Hee-Cheol, Inje University, South Korea
- Silva, O.Paolo Antonio S., Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
- Simonov, M., Politecnico di Milano , Italy
- Su, Wu-Chen, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, Province of China
- Tai, Yonghang, Yunnan Normal University, China
- Van Beijnum, B.J.F., University of Twente, Netherlands
- Win, Khin Than, University of Wollongong, Australia
- Zhang, Jialing, Yale University, USA
- Zhou, Liang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
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WhatsApp and physiotherapy
1 June, 2022
WhatsApp reminders from healthcare providers to physiotherapy patients improve adherence to home exercise regimes according to research published in the International Journal. Telemedicine and Clinical Practices... Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Mustapha Alabi Lateef, Adekola Babatunde Ademoyegun, Adewale Isaiah Oyewole, and Laminde Maikudi of Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and Clara Fatoye and Francis Fatoye of Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, UK, explain that patient compliance with healthcare recommendations and adherence to prescribed exercises, is often a key factor in whether or not the patient makes a full recovery or the best recovery they can. Unfortunately, many patients can be forgetful or find their exercise regime burdensome. The team recognized that mobile devices have been used successfully by healthcare professionals already in many aspects of their work and so might be extended to this particular realm [...]More details...
How to quit smoking online
9 June, 2022
There are any number of support networks online aimed at those with problems they wish to solve. One such problem is the need to quite smoking. Research published in the International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices, has looked at how useful online health communities are in this effort. The study found that if there is a high level of perceived usefulness, then users will be more inclined to support each other in their efforts to give up their habit. Chenglong Li of the University of Turku in Turku, Finland, looked at perceived usefulness and how this affects satisfaction with the online community and thence the knowledge sharing and recommendation behaviour of users. Given just how ubiquitous the internet now is, such online communities could have great potential in health and other interventions [...]More details...