In the Kuban hospitals will create an infrastructure for telemedicine in 2018

© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar kramberger Krasnodar Krai Veniamin KondratievIn the Kuban hospitals will create an infrastructure for telemedicine in 2018© Photo : press-service of administration of Krasnodar region

Work on provision of infrastructure for telemedicine in Kuban it is planned to complete next year, told RIA Novosti the Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev.

Earlier it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on telemedicine, providing for the discharge of electronic prescriptions and the possibility of providing medical care remotely. According to the text of the law introduces the possibility of medical care with the use of telemedicine technologies, through consultation and consultation, providing remote interaction between doctors, doctor-patient or legal representative, as well as remote monitoring of the health status of the patient. The law shall enter into force on 1 January 2018, 1 January 2019.

«Today, availability of high speed Internet could literally depend on a person’s life. If the General practitioner in a remote village or farm will have an absolute opportunity to get in touch with the experts of regional hospitals, I am sure, many difficult patients will be able to save,» — said Kondratiev.

The Governor explained that immediately a connection is centrally engaged in Rostelecom, the funds allocated by the government of the Russian Federation. As said the Governor, in the area of responsibility of the region — the creation of the necessary infrastructure already in particular health facilities. «On behalf of the President in the next year we will fully complete» — he said.

Kondratyev explained that providing high-speed Internet access medical facilities in 2018, the region will spend about 300 million rubles. According to the politician, the optical fiber 520 will be held in hospitals, polyclinics, General practitioners ‘ offices in the region, 161 of them now have no network access, 359 there is a need to upgrade their existing communication.

According to Cuban authorities, the development of telemedicine Krasnodar Krai is one of Russia’s leaders. Only in the region of 200 connection points, in particular, in all Central district hospitals. The system operates in 2013, this time in the region was conducted more than 21 thousand telemedical consultations.

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