Understanding the Medico-Legal Aspects of Telemedicine in India

Cureus. 2023 Jul 25;15(7):e42431. doi: 10.7759/cureus.42431. eCollection 2023 Jul.


Telemedicine has brought a new dimension to healthcare and has been gaining popularity worldwide. However, the medico-legal aspects of the practice of telemedicine in India remain ambiguous to most doctors and administrators. We have therefore provided a concise overview of the legal aspects of telemedicine, which will enable doctors and administrators to provide better telemedicine services while safeguarding themselves from possible litigation.

Keywords: india; law; litigation; medicolegal; telemedicine.

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  • Editorial