Patient-centered Care Naturally Moving Towards Telemedicine

Patient-centered Care Naturally Moving Towards Telemedicine

Telemedicine will just be a common form of medical practice in years to come. “Father of Telmedicine,” Jay Sanders, M.D., says, “What the present technology affords the physician is an ability to better evaluate their patient in the patient setting, not in the doctor setting. What we have come to learn, in the same way that we universally use our smartphones wherever we are, that this technology not only has a need, but a very clear practical application throughout the socioeconomic, geographic spectrum of our society.” Smartphones and this new healthcare technology will soon be the most common form of medical communication.

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