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Telenursing pp 75-82 | Cite as

Telenursing in Korea

  • Eun Kyoung Yun
  • Hyeoun-Ae Park
Chapter
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

Development of science and information and telecommunications technology has gradually improved our quality of life. With the health service market being no exception, greater attention is being given to the application of information and communication technology by health-care providers aiming to provide more detailed, customized and personalized health-care services in an efficient and effective manner. One such method is telenursing, which refers to the use of telecommunication technology in nursing to enhance patient care.7 Through this system, nurses monitor patients’ data and analyze their condition, and then suggest nursing advice which will potentially enhance patients’ ability to achieve and maintain their health and wellness.

Keywords

Telecommunication Technology Nursing Advice Quality Health Service Public Health Information Enhance Patient Care 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Abbreviations

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

IT

Information Technology

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant

Notes

Glossary

ICT –

Information and communication technology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Nursing ScienceKyung Hee UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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