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The most commonly used procedure is telemedicine counseling (remote discussion of a clinical case), which assures the approaching of qualified care, promotes clinical decision-making and improves the quality and availability of health care. The article reveals the problem of communication of a patient with a permanent doctor during a trip using telecommunication and computer technologies. In this regard, the theoretical model of the telemedicine center (TMC) was developed. The general scheme of work of the telemedicine center on which the main controlled parameters of human life will be: arterial pressure, electrocardiogram, blood glucose level, body weight and body temperature, oxygen saturation of blood. A personal mobile set of traveler is offered: tonometer, cardio sensor, spirometer, glucometer, scales, thermometer. Listed all the necessary equipment for the work of the TMC and the quality of this equipment. Based on the analysis of software products for communication, the benefit of the Google Hangouts service is given. A comparative description of telemedicine projects is presented: the remote-diagnostic center of the Vinnytsia Regional Hospital. N.I. Pirogov, a TeleScot program in Scotland, a medical center at Rochester University in New York. Based on the study of the aforementioned telemedicine centers, conclusions were made regarding the productivity, quality and modernity of the used technologies of the TMC. Modern telemedicine is based on a huge spectrum of various computer and telecommunication technologies. Usually one clinical or organizational task can be solved by fundamentally different technical means. Electronic healthcare is expressed in digital products, systems and services of health care.