The healthcare sector also benefits from the development of new technologies.
In France, E-Health care is growing, telemedicine is officially recognized and defined by the Law HPST of 21 July 2009. Telemedicine concerns all medical fields, specialized or not.
The number of “medical deserts” in France is increasing. Medical tele-assistance responds to a need by putting two physicians into contact with one another in order to offer better service to patients.
Tele-ultrasound consists of doing a Consultation at distance under the guidance of an ultrasound specialist, along with interpreting the images at distance.