Scoping Review of eHealth Strategies Used in pandemi covid 19

Document Type : Systematic Review


1 Hospital Management Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iran

2 Hospital Management Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, Iranan University of Medical Sciences

3 Hospital Management of Research Center (HMRC), Iran University of medical Science (IUMS)



Background & Objective: Understanding the various strategies used in the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences can help to benefit better and more effectively in the future and identify its potential challenges and more effective and efficient solutions to deal with the epidemic. Put such things in front of policymakers in the health system. In this study, we intend to do a systematic review of the types of eHealth strategies used in the Povem Covid-19, the implications and weaknesses, and related challenges.
Method: The present study is a scoping review. Keywords have been selected based on MESH and review of related texts in two main dimensions (Covid-19 disease and eHealth. In this study, valid scientific data sources including:
PubMed / Medline, Web of Science, Embase, Cochrane Library, searched.
Results: Of the 5,105 search results from databases and other sources, 3,683 records remained after the duplicate results were removed. We reviewed the remaining studies by title and abstract and identified 71 articles for further review of the full text. 21 studies had inclusion criteria. These studies focus on a variety of eHealth strategies, including electronic health record templates, robotic clinical care, virtual intensive care unit, cloud-based system for effective Covid-19 monitoring and control, mobile decision support system, COVID-19 self-assessment tool Web-based, ICU monitoring technology, call tracking, Internet hospitals, identification, screening and diagnosis of patients with Covid-19, and spatial and temporal reporting via network and GPS were centralized.
Conclusion: Such strategies have been successful in controlling hospital infections, reducing the relationship between treatment staff and patients, more accurate and faster diagnosis, providing services to a wide range of patients and providing quality services. However, taking advantage of such strategies in Pendmi Covid-19 has faced challenges such as resource constraints, legal barriers, and privacy. Collaborating with governments and local health forces with the public can greatly facilitate the benefit of eHealth strategies in a pandemic