Telemedicine soars in popularity during pandemic

Telemedicine, either a virtual on-screen visit between a healthcare provider and patient through a smartphone or computer, or a check-in by a landline phone, is here to stay and for good reasons. The modality brings quality healthcare to underserved populations such as residents of rural areas, elderly and isolated patients. It costs patients and clinicians less than in-person visits and brings patients and provides continuity of care, agreed panelists of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s virtual Healthcare…

Telemedicine, either a virtual on-screen visit between a healthcare provider and patient through a smartphone or computer, or a check-in by a landline phone, is here to stay and for good reasons. The modality brings quality healthcare to underserved populations such as residents of rural areas, elderly and isolated patients. It costs patients and clinicians less than in-person visits and brings patients and provides continuity of care, agreed panelists of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s virtual Healthcare…

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