Telemedicine: The Future of Healthcare in a Globalized World

The increasing incidence of lifestyle-associated and chronic diseases is fueling the surging popularity of telemedicine all over the world. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), chronic diseases are one of the major causes of mortality across the globe. They are responsible for as much as 60% of the total deaths across the world. Out of the various types of chronic diseases and health problems, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the primary cause of deaths around the world.