Occupational cancers management, via telehealth opportunities


  • Zeinab Mohammadzadeh Health Information Technology Department, School of Management and Medical Informatics, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz
  • Somayeh Davoodi Department of Health Information Management, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran




Occupational cancer, Telehealth, Teleoccupational therapy, Teleoncology


Because of the importance and huge burden of occupational cancers for the population today, health policy makers should look for innovative and cost effective ways to manage these diseases. Information technology bases such as telehealth have prominent impacts in many areas of medicine. Telehealth approaches including teleoncology and teleoccupational therapy are the solutions that help to provide quick access to high quality services for cancer patients in remote areas. The most important impact of telehealth methods is enhancing care cost-effectiveness and eliminating the disparities in access to cancer care for cancer patient. For the reasons mentioned it is necessary to use telehealth in occupational cancer care same as other fields of cancer. In this paper application of telehealth opportunities in occupational cancers have been described.


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