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A Decade of Telemedicine Policy Has Advanced in Just 2 Weeks

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“Now that there’s a time for broad implementation, our colleagues are looking to us for help and troubleshooting advice,” said Kovarik, who is a member of the AAD COVID-19 response task force. Various specialties “lend themselves to telehealth, depending on how image- or data-dependent they are,” Lee told Medscape Medical …

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Is Primary Care Ready to Switch to Telemedicine?

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — For decades, we’ve been promised that telemedicine will save primary care money and time. Yet somehow, for most NHS GP services, face-to-face consultations have remained standard operating procedure. Why go to the hassle of introducing video consultations, …

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