The Importance of Telemedicine in a Post COVID World

  • Bhupesh Sharma
  • Sanjana Manocha
  • Nyagam Yangzom
Keywords: Telemedicine, Artificial Intelligence, Technology


Telemedicine has found immense popularity, especially in a COVID-19 affected world.  Its application shall improve the quality of health care provided to patients and help in time management as it help facilitates optimized referral systems which are based on the immediate/follow up needs of the patient, decision-making, reduction in patient’s waiting time as well as consultation time.  This review is an effort to shed light on the main practical applications of telemedicine for emphasizing potentialities, problems, and applications of this relatively new branch in medicine. The paper also highlights the various aspects of telemedicine in relation to the healthcare sector, its advantages/disadvantages in a post COVID-19 world.


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Author Biographies

Bhupesh Sharma

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Registered and Consultant Physiotherapists, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Sanjana Manocha

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Registered and Consultant Physiotherapists, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Nyagam Yangzom

M.Sc (Nursing), Consultant Registered Nurse, Guwahati, Assam, India


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0507.10467
Published: 2021-10-30
How to Cite
Bhupesh Sharma, Sanjana Manocha, Nyagam Yangzom. The Importance of Telemedicine in a Post COVID World. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Oct.30 [cited 2023Feb.1];5(7):RV11-RV14. Available from: