Telemedicine makes use of a digital platform to provide patients with better access to healthcare. With the COVID-19 pandemic changing everyone’s way of life, telemedicine is a convenient addition to the delivery of healthcare services. Unless absolutely necessary, patients no longer have to go to our facility to consult with our physicians.
Although telemedicine has its limitations, 7 out of 10 patients are more comfortable communicating via video, email, or text to their healthcare provider than in-person interaction, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
This technology was originally developed to help doctors and patients reach out to each other, for example, those who live in remote areas.
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