Telemedicine legislation: 20 years of development DOI: 10.29188/2542-2413-2017-3-3-160-170

V.M. Levanov1,2, O.V. Perevedentsev2, D.V. Sergeev3, A.V. Nikolskiy4

  • 1 Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Nizhny Novgorod,
  • 2 Institute of Biomedical Problems of Russian Academy of Science, Moscow,
  • 3 Municipal Clinical Hospital N37,
  • 4 Municipal Clinical Hospital N5, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

An eHealth legislation, accepted by the government in 2017 year, opens a new possibilities for a wide introduction of telemedicine into routine clinical work-flow. Of course, a set of documents and regulation principles have to be developed in nearest future. Speical attention must be focused on problems of direct-to-consumer telemedicine. Experience accumulation and analysis will make a an evidence-based background for a clinical standards and norms.

Conflict of interest. The author declare no conflict of interest

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telemedicine, law, legislation, healthcare system