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  1. ICT in Healthcare Paper Code-GE1B03
  2. What is ICT ?  Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a broader term for Information Technology (IT), which refers to all communication technologies, including the internet, wireless networks, cell phones, computers, software, video-conferencing, social networking, and other media applications and services enabling users to access, retrieve, store, transmit, and manipulate information in a digital form.  It is an umbrella that includes any communication device or or application like radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network, hardware & software, satellite systems as well as various services & applications associated associated with them, such as video conferencing and
  3. Health information Technology (HIT) Health information technology(HIT) is the application of information processing involving both computer hardware & software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing & use of health care information, data & knowledge for communication & decision making. M-HEALTH: - M- health or mobile health is a term used for the practice of medicine & public health supported by mobile devices. It is a mobile computing, medical sensor, and communications technologies for healthcare. It is a set of apps. The applications include the use of cell phones and other communication devices to gather health data, delivery of healthcare information to doctors, researchers, and patients.
  4. What is Telemedicine?
  5. Telemedicine means--- A video conference is a live, visual connection between two or more people live in separate locations for the purpose of communication. It provides transmission of full-motion video images and high- quality audio between multiple locations.
  6. How it works?
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  8. Advantages of Telemedicine:- 1. Easy access to remote areas 2. Critical care monitoring, where it is not possible to transfer the patient 3. Economic for hospital & patient 4. Reduce the stress in patient and relatives 5. Save travel time of specialist and patient, Provides faster access to healthcare 6. Good for education and research purpose 7. Continuing medical education. Disadvantage of Telemedicine:- 1. Technology is only as reliable as the electrical current that keeps it running. Weather can cause a power outage or disrupt an internet connection completing online consultation with a doctor. 2. Medical professionals resistance: Bulk of doctors struggling to comfortably use the new technology.
  9. Information System
  10. Benefits of Using ICT in the Health Care Field 1. Increasing quality in the patient assistance: - ICT can help improve patient safety through the direct access to the medical case story, checking the treatments online, keeping track of the patients’ progress. 2. Cutting down the medical spending: -It reduces the costs by reducing the time required to process data and manage paperwork. The system for image transmission and storage is essential to promote the development of the electronic medical case story and telemedicine since it speeds up the tests and the gathering of results. 3. Reducing administrative cost. 4. Possibility to carry-on brand-new health models.
  11. Community Radio Community radio is a type of radio service that serves to the interests of a certain area, broadcasting content that is popular to a local audience but which may often be overlooked by commercial or mass-media broadcasters.
  12. Roll of Community Radio Community radio has been playing a significant role in raising the voice, thought, problems and issues of those people who do not have access to mainstream community and media. It facilitates the right to information, promoting the right to communication, assisting the flow of information