Patient Initiated Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Consultations: First Step For a Methodology Systematization DOI: 10.29188/2542-2413-2017-3-2-109-120


Systematization of a medical and management issues of a patient initiated direct-to-consumer telemedicine consultations has been made. Results have been united in the connected blocks: patients selection, identification, telemedicine evaluation, conclusion and documentation, responsibility, care continuity, quality control, typical errors. Quality criteria for a direct-to-patient telemedical service have been formulated.

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direct-to-consumer, telehealth, telemedicine, methodology, management, propaedeutics