TableĀ 2

Legal risks of telemedicine [3]

  • Teleconsultation may fail to reach standard of care

  • Equipment or system may fail

  • Electronic data can be manipulated

  • Electronic record may be subject to abuse

  • The network may suffer from poor data protection (poor confidentiality, authenticity, data report, procedure certification, security and privacy)

  • The network may show difficulty to ascertain responsibilities and potential obligations of health professionals