Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Fundamental Rights, I-COFFEES 2019, 5-6 August 2019, Bandar Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia

Research Article

Telemedicine’s Patients and Their Protection: What Does The International Law Offer? (A Perspective From Indonesia)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2308592,
        author={Melly  Aida and Orima  Davey},
        title={Telemedicine’s Patients and Their Protection: What Does The International Law Offer? (A Perspective From Indonesia)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Fundamental Rights,  I-COFFEES 2019, 5-6 August 2019, Bandar Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={I-COFFEES},
        year={2021},
        month={6},
        keywords={health services; legal protection; international law; telemedicine},
        doi={10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2308592}
    }
    
  • Melly Aida
    Orima Davey
    Year: 2021
    Telemedicine’s Patients and Their Protection: What Does The International Law Offer? (A Perspective From Indonesia)
    I-COFFEES
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2308592
Melly Aida1,*, Orima Davey1
  • 1: Faculty of Law University of Lampung, Indonesia
*Contact email: aidamel.ma@gmail.com

Abstract

The international law has always been one to introduce new things for the sake of human kind’s progress. With its uniqueness of connecting through the world, the international law is also available of adjusting the life of humanity. Besides of prioritizing health, education, and welfare, the pressure of globalization has taken us to the front door of a developed globalization, which in this case can be seen from the modern life of technology. Thus, it would a better option for law experts to acknowledge the ways of embracing technology through the crisis matter of all time, health. Telemedicine would be a great example of any hypothesis regarding to balancing health and technology without neglecting the idea of its possibilities to be enhanced in developing countries such as Indonesia. Therefore, it is important to understand the regulation regarding to telemedicine and the provided legal protection for its patients based on the international in order to realize health advancement of Indonesia’s citizens evenly. This research could be taken advantage by stakeholders in the health sectors. The method used is normative law research with focus of purpose on fact findings, problem identifications, and problem solution.