Telemedicine, Remote Diagnosis Solutions

Adoption of Telemedicine in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and the rest of GCC and Middle Eastern countries are happening in a rapid pace.

With a solid health system in place and increased focus on public health and wellbeing, the governments and private sector healthcare providers are investing heavily in tele-health, remote diagnosis and allied solutions.

Is Tele Medicine here yet?

Just as the stethoscope was initially greeted with some skepticism for its effectiveness as a diagnostic tool, many stakeholders are reluctant to go too far down the virtual health path. Some cite cost or low demand as reasons. Others are uncertain about the regulatory and compliance environment for telehealth. Believe it or not, virtual health is now a solution whose time has come.

The world is ready for Tele Health, aren’t you?

According to a recent tele-health adoption study commissioned by Vidyo, Inc., over 75% of participants, who include nurses, physicians, healthcare administrators, and health IT professionals, said that they are  currently using, or in near future plan to use telehealth solutions. That’s really promising, given the advantages that live video, remote patient monitoring, and mobile health offer to both patients and providers.

Studies show that virtual health could generate trillions of worth business value worldwide and experts point to virtual health as one of the most efficient and effective means of confronting social determinants of health obstacles because it breaks down barriers to accessing physical care.

So what are your reasons for not going for tele-health or telemedicine solutions?

Despite an awareness of the specific benefits virtual health can provide, the most enthusiastic virtual health adopter can be stymied by a number of barriers. According to the Vidyo study the primary reasons why providers are wary of adopting virtual health are:

  • Not enough demand to justify the expense
  • Cost of implementation and complexity
  • Lack of state or national policies and reimbursement
  • Concerns about privacy and HIPAA compliance
  • Lack of clinical staffing
  • Infrastructure issues
  • Integrations with electronic health records (EHR)

Who can help me with a Tele Medicine Strategy?

Are you one who is seriously considering a virtual health program, or thinking about adding to their existing one, but confronted with the concerns as or similar to the above?

Here is a comprehensive guide that will help you to have a solid virtual health strategy in place.


What is the use of telemedicine?

The use of telemedicine is becoming imperative with the spread of viral diseases like COVID 19. Telemedicine solutions help healthcare professionals to connect with patients. For diagnosis, various devices are deployed at both ends – ie the doctor and patient.

What are the requirements for telemedicine?

In terms of infrastructure, Telemedicine requires a very little footprint. While internet connection is the only real mandatory requirement, rest all falls in the same as doctor’s facility. The primary requirement for tele-health implementation in your organization is the willingness to adopt to new technologies.

What equipment do you need for telemedicine?

The range of equipment you need to implement telemedicine depends on the scale of solutions you intent to provide. From Encounter Management Software, Telemedicine Carts & Systems to diagnosis solutions, the tele-medicine kit can vary in size and technology.

How do I start telemedicine?

Hospitals, clinics and doctors are increasingly focusing on Telemedicine offerings. All what you need to start one is your willingness. The team has to prepare themselves for the change.

Which companies are into telemedicine in UAE?

Granteq is one of the leading Telemedicine solutions company in the Gulf, Middle East & Africa. Granteq is one of the very few companies who can have global telemedicine integrations through its partner network. With extensive experience and expertise in Telehealth solution implementations, Granteq is now the preferred telemedicine solution provider in the UAE and beyond.

Which is the best Telemedicine Company?

With regard to the best in Telemedicine, it’s really hard to choose the perfect one as it really depends on what the objective, scale and scope of telemedicine solutions you intent to provide. As solution providers, Granteq collaborate with a number of telemedicine companies and help you to choose the right solution for your health care business.

Is Telemedicine allowed in UAE?

Yes, telemedicine is allowed in UAE. The Health Authorities in respective Emirates has set guidelines and regulations on implementing telemedicine solutions within UAE.

How much does it cost to setup telemedicine in UAE?

The cost of implementing Telemedicine in UAE or any part of the world mostly depends on the number and nature of solutions included. Simple video consultations, where there is no physical examination required, can be a real straightforward implementation of telemedicine. When the solution involved diagnosis and further investigations, the solution becomes more expensive. The important aspect here is to introduce telemedicine to your organization and start experiencing and experimenting with it.