Telemedicine or ehealth generally establishes a doctor-patient relationship; hence, jurisdiction and mal-practice questions are quite important.
Referring doctors have traditionally used the practice of consulting specialists to ensure the best possible treatment for their patients. By providing ehealth services they are actually helping patients by avoiding the trauma of traveling and saving time and money. Expert doctor are required to make sure that the information conveyed to you is sufficient to conduct diagnosis or to suggest a line of treatment.
The wrong diagnosis may not always count as negligence in service. eHealthopinion
provides a ready format of documentation. In case of requirement using this documentation,
one can explain the factors for choosing a particular diagnosis or line of treatment.
Besides this, to access eHealthopinion everybody (patient) has to accept terms and conditions. Besides that every comment provided by expert doctor contains information which clearly provides limitation of eHealthopinion and give guideline to patient.