Telemedicine – relevance and problems. IT-technologies in peritoneal dialysis


E.V. Shutov, O.N. Kotenko

1 SBHCI "S.P. Botkin City Clinical Hospital" of Moscow Healthcare Department; Moscow, Russia; 2 FSBEI FPE "Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education" of RMH, Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis; Moscow, Russia; 3 SBHCI "City Clinical Hospital № 52" of Moscow Healthcare Department; Moscow, Russia; 4 FSAEI HE "Peoples' Friendship University of Russia", Department of Hospital Therapy; Moscow, Russia
The problem of using telemedicine services in practical medicine is discussed. Modern remote IT- and information technologies in healthcare service allow the safe transfer, processing, storage and presentation of information about the medical condition of the patient. Thus, the use of telemedicine in various areas of healthcare service provides a significant potential for achieving better clinical outcomes with less economic and resource costs. The results of studies on the application of remote observation methods for patients on peritoneal dialysis are presented.

About the Autors

Shutov E.V. – Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Nephrology Unit № 12, S.P. Botkin CCH of Moscow Healthcare Department, Professor at the Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis, FSBEI FPE RMACPE; Moscow, Russia.
Kotenko O.N. – PhD in Medical Science, Chief Freelance Nephrologist of the Moscow Healthcare Department, Deputy Chief Physician for Nephrology SBHCI "CCH № 52" of Moscow Healthcare Department, Associate Professor at the Department of Hospital Therapy with a Course of Hematology FSAEI HE PFUR; Moscow, Russia.

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