The Concept of Telemedicine during Covid-19 Pandemic


  • Karolina Harasimowicz LL.D, LL.M PhD Research Fellow Lazarski Law Faculty Warsaw - Poland
  • M. E. de la Merced, MSN, BSc(Hons) RN Riverside General Hospital University Medical Center California, USA


Telemedicine, Telehealth, Covid-19, legal framework, health law, pandemic


While the outbreak of the pandemic has adversely impacted the health rights of the people in the world at large, this research seeks to focus on an involvement a comprehensive and comparative analysis of the legal and ethical framework of the TELEMEDICINE - for safeguarding patient rights vis-à-vis the COVID-19 Pandemic. The aim of suggesting an ideal framework to safeguard patient rights especially in the context of a pandemic will be also proposed. While limitations of patient rights are justifiable to an extent and essential in public health exigencies, it is equally important that patient rights be respected in order to preserve citizens’ confidence in the electronic healthcare system.


"Mohammed Et Al, Greener Journals", Greener Journals, 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

D. Zarefsky, "Review of Argumentation Theory: A Pragma-Dialectical Perspective", Informal Logic, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 139-146, 2020. Available: 10.22329/il.v40i1.6159.

"Inner cover 2 - Hyoyoung Lee et al.", Materials Today, vol. 35, p. iii, 2020. Available: 10.1016/s1369-7021(20)30167-x.

A. Kichloo et al., "Telemedicine, the current COVID-19 pandemic and the future: a narrative review and perspectives moving forward in the USA", 2022. .

2022. [Online]. Available: [Ac-cessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

"Monaghesh, E. and Hajizadeh, A. (2020) The Role of Telehealth during COVID-19 Outbreak A System-atic Review Based on Current Evidence. BMC Public Health, 20, Article No. 1193. - References - Sci-entific Research Publishing",, 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

R. Galiero et al., "The Importance of Telemedicine during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Diabetic Retinopathy", 2022.

M. Harvey and A. Seiler, "Challenges in managing a remote monitoring device clinic", 2022.

A. Mubaraki, A. Alrabie, A. Sibyani, R. Aljuaid, A. Bajaber and M. Mubaraki, "Advantages and disad-vantages of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic era among physicians in Taif, Saudi Arabia", 2022.

A. Haleem, M. Javaid, R. Singh and R. Suman, "Telemedicine for healthcare: Capabilities, features, bar-riers, and applications", 2022.

"Singh et al., 2020 -", - Singh, Simranjeet, Kumar, Vijay, Datta, Shivika, Wani, Abdul Basit, Dhanjal, Daljeet Singh, Romero, Romina, & Singh, Joginder; “Glyphosate uptake, trans-location, resistance emergence in crops, analytical monitoring, toxicity and degradation: a review;” Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2020; DOI: 10.1007/s10311-020-00969-z. ABSTRACT: The herbi-cide glyphosate is widely used to control weeds in grain crops. …, 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

S. Gajarawala and J. Pelkowski, "Telehealth Benefits and Barriers", 2022. ., 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022]., 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

X. Zhou et al., "The Role of Telehealth in Reducing the Mental Health Burden from COVID-19", 2022. .

"COVID-19 School Response Dashboard", Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, 2022. [Online]. Available: [Ac-cessed: 21- Sep- 2022].

"McMenamin Law Offices",, 2022. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 21- Sep- 2022].




How to Cite

Karolina Harasimowicz LL.D, LL.M, & M. E. de la Merced, MSN, BSc(Hons) RN. (2022). The Concept of Telemedicine during Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Social Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 15(1), 28–33. Retrieved from