A Century of Telemedicine - A World Wide Overview. Part II

Editors: Malina Jordanova, Frank Lievens, Anton Vladzymyrskyy

This is the second volume of the series “A Century of Telemedicine - A World Wide Overview”. The book presents a historical approach of Telemedicine and eHealth in six countries: Chile, Finland, Georgia, Japan, Peru and USA. The chapters reveal different national and cultural points of view on 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, governmental policies, existing solutions and experiences in these countries. The goal is to share the information with international, other national and regional institutions and policy makers as well as with all groups and individuals involved with healthcare. The book offers a wide range of bottom-up and top-down approaches and solutions as well as a logical follow-up of the previous two publications.