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European Commission moves to encourage telemedicine

This article was originally published in SRA

Executive Summary

The European Commission has adopted a communication to support and improve access to telemedicine for European Union citizens and healthcare professionals across Europe1. In response to a call for action from member states, this initiative aims to increase and broaden telemedicine services, including diagnosis, treatment and monitoring at a distance. At present, use of telemedicine is limited in most of the EU.

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