Telehealth applications are being developed and marketed to meet the challenges of an aging society. Preliminary research into viability, however, has concentrated predominately on cost effectiveness and technological efficiency; moral, legal, and ethical issues remain largely unaddressed in research, evaluation, and practice. This panel discussion examines such issues as privacy, confidentiality, paternalism, equity of access and the role of government and marketplace in shaping the future of this emerging field.
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