Transforming the patient experience with telehealth in Europe

Czech Republic

University of Palacky in Olomouc (UPOL)






Palacký University Olomouc is one of the oldest Universities in Central Europe. Drawing on more than 400 years of tradition of higher education, it is nowadays a renowned centre for teaching and research. The department of Internal medicine and Cardiology clinic is an integral Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký Univeristy Olomouc and Univeristy hospital Olomouc. The department provides both medicine education and healthcare in the field of cardiology. The clinic places empahsis on progresive telemedicine methods and has become a pioneer of the implementation in the Czech Replubic.

In 2010 the new telemedicine centre was established within the clinic. At this time the clinic implemented two projects which were focussed on deployment of telemedicine and education of professionals. In 2012, a new Czech National eHealth Vcentre was established, the aim of the clinic is to monitor 1,500 patients with its own equipment.



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