Telemedicine in the Italian National Health Service
Health care services through Telemedicine officially entered the opportunities offered by the Italian National Health Service in December 2020.
The following is the definition provided by the Italian Ministry of Health:
Telemedicine can be described as a digital evolution of traditional medicine, indeed it supports and integrates the latter, using information and communication technologies.
Telemedicine’s goal is to strengthen health care giving it more technological, dynamic, efficient and closer to people and, as a consequence, to improve prevention, diagnosis, therapy, monitoring and management activities.