Med-e-Tel – The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum, 05-07.04.2017, Luxembourg..
This is the conference of the International Society for Telemedicine and E-health – IsfTeH. This year it was the 15th jubilee edition of this meeting. Med-e-tel has been organized since 2002. The main purpose of IsfTeH is to make sharing of experience and knowledge in telemedicine and e-health easier and provide access to experts’ opinions in this field. Since 2016 ass. prof. Piotr Skarżyński has been a member of the board of this association. A lot of workgroups from different fields of medicine are working within the association. Med-e-tel is one of the instruments that helps IsfTeH in realizing all their missions. Each of workgroups can emphasize their achievements during special sessions concentrated on special fields of interest.
The Med-e-Tel 2017 conference program has largely covered the presentation of practical issues and daily telemedicine experience among doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, IT professionals and patients themselves.
On April 6, a session on teleaudiological issues was held. The greatest achievements in this area were presented by the team from the World Hearing Center and the Institute of Sensory Organs. The moderator of the session was the chairman of the teleaudiological working group – ass. prof. Piotr Henryk Skarżyński, who at the same time introduced lectures on teleaudiology, talking about new challenges and solutions which have been successfully applied in Polish audiology for years.