Tuesday, July 5, 2016


Been to your doctor lately?  Often you get 15 minutes while s/he reads your history from a stack of notes and talks minimally with you.  With hundreds of patients and seeing as many as 40 in a day, how much more personal is your visit than what you might get via Telemedicine?  Do we imagine more personal care than we really get?  With the baby-boomers population, this problem is only going to worsen.

Does your doctor actually consult with the Internet?  With medicine advancing so rapidly, how does a medical practitioner keep up? Maybe the best doctors are those who know how to use the Internet effectively.

The Wall Street Journal: How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care -- "After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential. 

CNBC: CVS teams with telehealth trio to boost access to MD care — Pharmacy giant CVS Health announced it will work with three leading telehealth companies 

Forbes: Will Telemedicine Change Healthcare Or Prove To Be Another Venture Fad? — "Telemedicine is booming, but it’s also controversial

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