One of the important technologies that helps medical science in recent decades and can be very effective in the health system, is “telemedicine”. This technology with a suitable and useful connection model for transferring data in real time through solutions for combining data can play a significant role in diagnose and treat diseases. As regards that telemedicine is most useful in remote area that connection networks are poor, Thuraya network and devices are a good solution for this means. These devices are able to transmit image and health informatics data from one site to another.
The use of Thuraya telemedicine devices and network is possible in three ways:
- Fixed- for health house
- Mobile – for ambulance
- Semi mobile- for field hospital