Medicine: Heart Days, Basic Telemedicine – Lombardy

Also due to the epidemic due to restrictions on patient visits

(ANSA) – MILAN, March 24 – Telemedicine, which has long been unpopular and at the level of simple empirical hypotheses, has registered a real explosion of interest in the medical world during the epidemiological health emergency due to patient restrictions. visited and rated. This was demonstrated, among other things, at the conference “Telemedicine and Robotic Surgery, Necessity or Well-Being in the Age of Stress for Health Systems” as part of the 10th edition of the “Heart Days” of the Milan Malpensa Heart Center organized by the Iseni Y Nervi Foundation.
“Robotic surgery, even if it has been available for about twenty years, has not yet been able to demonstrate, in contrast to its popularity, what are the real advantages and benefits for the operator and patient undergoing the surgery, compared to costs and longer intervention times – it has been emphasized -. Planning for the introduction and use of robotic surgery in Italy taking into account clinical outcomes and evaluating efficacy and safety; moreover, its introduction does not seem to have any connection with the amount of services payable.” “It does not appear that the most stringent assessment principle and methodology for health technology have been applied.”
The use of advanced technology applied in the diagnosis and treatment of a ‘new’ heart patient in the context of a pandemic, contracted pathology outcomes and potential post-vaccination (messenger m-RNA) outcomes at the cardiovascular level were analyzed. “There are no virtual models but real and thanks to vision and pioneering investments, telemedicine can be operated with the possibility of telemedicine services and consultations with safety standards in the health and medical fields that are not limited to the use of new technologies and tools,” explained Andrea Macchi, General Manager of the Heart Center of the Iseni Sanità Group . (handle).

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