Allowing remote medical examination and treatment for people with COVID-19

Allowing remote medical examination and treatment for people with COVID-19
Bảo Ngọc

On December 30, 2021, the National Assembly Standing Committee issued Resolution 12/2021/UBTVQH15 on allowing the implementation of a number of mechanisms and policies in the health sector to serve the prevention and control of the epidemic. COVID-19.

Accordingly, it is allowed to conduct remote medical examination and treatment for COVID-19 patients, who cannot access medical examination and treatment facilities due to the COVID-19 epidemic with the following main contents:

+ Remote medical examination and treatment activities are carried out by the practitioner at this medical examination and treatment establishment collaborating with the practitioner at another medical examination and treatment establishment to provide medical examination and treatment for the patient. diseases through: telephones, electronic means or other means with information technology applications;

+ Practitioners and establishments providing medical examination and treatment remotely must be responsible for the results of their diagnosis, appointment, implementation of treatment methods and prescription of drugs in accordance with the law on medical examination and treatment. , Healing.

- Remote medical examination and treatment activities must be performed by a person who has been granted a medical examination and treatment practice certificate, a medical examination and treatment establishment that has been granted an operation license and meets the requirements for medical examination and treatment. medical equipment, information infrastructure.

Resolution 12/2021/NQ-UBTVQH15 takes effect from December 30, 2021.



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