Refugees who come to Germany struggle with language and cultural barriers – also when it comes to medical issues. Patients are often not able to state their medical history or acute conditions, which requires extra time and means increased costs for medical offices and shelters. The telemedicine project TeleView seeks to offer a solution to this problem.
Using video consultation, this project permits physicians with migration background to assist in the treatment of refugees by obtaining a medical history and reaching a diagnosis, regardless of whether the refugee is at a doctor’s office, hospital or refugee shelter. This optimizes the medical care of the refugees and supports the health care system.
What exactly is TeleView?
Dr. Nagham Soda: TeleView is a telemedical procedure in the form of a video consultation between the TeleView physician (who is at a hospital for example) and a refugee as well as a medical professional, who are in different locations. This might be a refugee shelter, a hospital or a medical office. ...
Read the complete interview with Dr. Nagham Soda and Dr. Hassan Soda at MEDICA-tradefair.com!