Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and Telesofia Medical, provider of personalised videos that aim to improve patient engagement, are introducing a telemedicine programme to help cancer patients talk to their doctors straight from their homes, enabling oncologists to better monitor their condition and offer support.

The initiative is starting as a pilot in the oncology department at the hospital, which is thought to be the largest one in the Middle East, with an app that hundreds of patients within the gastrointestinal oncology unit will be able to use in the coming months.

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