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Telemedicine Update

August 31st, 2016
  Last year, I wrote about the basics of telemedicine. That’s the health care delivery system with which patients connect with their doctors electronically, such as over the phone or via the computer. It represents a huge shift in how Americans access care and how physicians provide it. The growth of telemedicine in the United States is astounding. Read these statistics. Last year, there were approximately 800,000 online consultations alone in this country. Right…