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CyberMedicine

By: Santiago Rolon

Cybermedicine: Healthcare through the use of Cyberspace and Internet based sources

Telemedicine: Emerging Field of Remote Medical Consultation by two way Television

-Warner Slack

Fig. 1. Overview of Telemedicine. ; What is Telemedicine; Nerdcrunch.com, 18 June. 2012; Web; 01 Dec. 2013.

Advantages

I. Improves the Patient-to-Doctor Relationship


1. Eliminates Distance Barriers 2. Creates an Environment where the patient is more likely to comply with medical assistance

II. Improves the Doctor-to-Patient Relationship


1. Eliminates Cultural and Language Barriers

2. Allows for an effective administration of Health Informatics

Patient to Doctor Relationship

Improvement of Medical treatment


active promotion of peoples well being -Graffigna

Patient to Doctor Relationship

Chart 1

Mortality Rates
Chronic Respiratory Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes

37%

Other
63%

Patient to Doctor Relationship

Telemedicine
fundamental to put forth technological innovation which can sustain peoples engagement in health -Graffigna

Patient to Doctor Relationship

Telemedicine
1.

Eliminates Distance Barriers


a. b. c.

E-Meetings Search Engines Mailing Lists

Patient to Doctor Relationship

1.

Eliminates Distance Barriers


a.

E-Meetings

breaking down the rigid social boundaries that traditionally exist between doctors and patients Warner Slack

Patient to Doctor Relationship

1.

Eliminates Distance Barriers


b.

Search Engines

Medical information is there in abundance and its accessibility is unparalleled in the history of civilization Warner Slack

Patient to Doctor Relationship

1.

Eliminates Distance Barriers


c.

Mailing Lists

Patient to Doctor Relationship

1.

Eliminates Distance Barriers


c.

Mailing Lists
i.

BRAINTMR

BRAINTMR has moved far beyond our initial 1,000 members where roughly three fourths are patients and family members Samantha Scolamiero

Patient to Doctor Relationship

2.

Creates an Environment where the patient is more likely to comply with medical assistance
a.

Positive Psychology
i.

Hedonic level Eudemonic Level Social and interpersonal level

ii.

iii.

Patient to Doctor Relationship


a.

Positive Psychology

Fig. 9. Positive Psychology from Barello, Graffigna and Wiederhold. ; Effects of Positive Technologies on Personal Experiences; Positive Technology as a Driver for Health Engagement. Annual Review of Cybermedicine and Telemedicine 11.1 (2013): 9-17. Pdf file.

Patient to Doctor Relationship

a.

Positive Psychology
i.

2-1-1 eHealth Cancer Control Dialing Service

more than one third of 2-1-1 callers took advantage of a cancer control referral when provided with a patient navigator to assist them Bennett

Doctor to Patient Relationship

1.

Eliminates Cultural and Language Barriers


a.

Interactive Software in Medical Education

2.

Tool In Medical Informatics


a.

Proper Administration of Clinical Data

Doctor to Patient Relationship

1.

Eliminates Cultural and Language Barriers


a.

Hamilton and Woodward-Kron


i.

Intercultural Communication through Multimedia

Doctor to Patient Relationship

2.

Tool In Medical Informatics


a.

Clinical Care Classification System

Chart 2

CCC SYSTEM

21%

More Useful
Opt for More Traditional Systems

79%

Works Cited
Fig. 9. Positive Psychology from Barello, Graffigna and Wiederhold. ; Effects of Positive Technologies on Personal Experiences; Positive Technology as a Driver for Health Engagement. Annual Review of Cybermedicine and Telemedicine 11.1 (2013): 9-17. Pdf file. Fig. 5. Bing Logo. ; Bing; bing.com, 2013; Web; 01 Dec. 2013.

Fig. 4. Google Logo. ; Google; google.com, 2013; Web; 01 Dec. 2013.


Fig. 10. 2-1-1 Cancer Control Dialing Service. ; My 2-1-1 United Way; myuw211.org, 2013; Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 2. ooVoo Logo. ; ooVoo; oovoo.com, 2013; Web; 01 Dec.2013. Fig. 3. Skype Logo. ; Skype; skype.com, 2013; Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 7. Doctor Using Technology. ; Tips for Doctors who want to start a Blog; patientcal.com, 29 Oct. 2012; Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 11. Doctor and Computer. ; valleyhospital.net, 2013, Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 1. Overview of Telemedicine. ; What is Telemedicine; Nerdcrunch.com, 18 June. 2012; Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 8. Brain Drawing. ; Xray Image of a human head brain; Brain; Flickr.com, 21 Nov. 2006; Web; 01 Dec. 2013. Fig. 6. Yahoo Logo. ; Yahoo; yahoo.com, 2013; Web; 01 Dec. 2013.