Are we near a telehealth tipping point?
This article was originally published in Scrip
Telehealth is the use of IT to diagnose, treat and/or monitor a patient in a different physical location from the expert providing the care. At present, it is only targeted towards a segment of acute care and long-term care patients, but in the future it is expected to find more applications throughout the healthcare system with the aim of improving efficiencies.
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