Table 1: Remote Monitoring and Telemedicine



1. Save time

2. Save money

3. Increased control of degenerative chronic diseases (T2DM, HTN)

4. Greater coverage and accessibility

5. No transfer required

6. Lower risk of accidents, contagion, etc.,

7. Increased coverage at remote sites

8. Especially useful in the elderly with limited mobility and patients with transfer problems

9. Reduction of absenteeism

10. Patient can upload data to the platform and doctor can make therapeutic modifications remotely achieving higher percentages of control in HTA, DM2, etc

1. Lack of acceptance from doctors and patients

2. Cannot be applied to all diseases

3. Requires technological equipment and internet access

4. Not all patients could be able to handle electronic devices.

5. Limited physical examination