Telemedicine is the one of the most important developments in the field of engineering science which integrates technology with medicine. And when it comes to shipping, the incorporation of telemedicine technology is the best thing that could happen to the shipping sector in the recent times.

Telemedicine involves using equipments like satellite and internet connectivity to provide medicinal assistance to people who live in isolated areas and are unable to secure immediate physical medical help. In the shipping sector, the use of telemedicine, telemedicine technology and telemedicine equipments like ECG machines connected to satellites and internet are extremely beneficial simply because a ship cannot be expected to dock at a port in case of any situations involving medical emergencies.

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