First Telemedicine Center Opened in Ukraine
The center is part of health care reform efforts instituted by the government
Photos Odesa Regional State Administration
The first Ukrainian telemedicine center has been opened at the Odesa Regional Clinical Hospital.
“Today, we open not only the regional telemedicine center but we also launch a network of emergency consultations, which provides doctors with a new powerful high-tech working tool,” Chairp of the Odesa Regional State Administration, Svitlana Shatalova, said at the opening ceremony, the Administration’s press service reports.
According to her, the telemedicine consulting rooms can be found in the reception and diagnostic departments of 35 district and city hospitals and 19 medical institutions of regional subordination. This network allows to remotely organize a council of doctors, both in emergency situations to save the lives of patients and in a planned manner to solve complex diagnostic tasks.