Telemedicine

E-consultations between PCPs, specialists can increase care access

E-consultations between PCPs, specialists can increase care access

Electronic consultation between PCPs and specialists can resolve cases faster than if a patient followed up with a specialist themselves.

Diabetes telehealth initiative bridges care gaps in rural settings

Diabetes telehealth initiative bridges care gaps in rural settings

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Strengthening patient-provider communication can improve diabetes outcomes.

Telemedicine in primary care

Telemedicine in primary care

Doctors need to invest in appropriate equipment, consider operation issues, legal issues.

Phone call safe, efficient for post-op follow-up

Phone call safe, efficient for post-op follow-up

Most patients undergoing ambulatory surgery accepted and were highly satisfied with telehealth.

Improving patient engagement with telemedicine

Improving patient engagement with telemedicine

Transitioning telemedicine systems from resource limited settings to widespread use could improve health outcomes in patients with chronic conditions.

Telemedicine improves HCV treatment in underserved populations

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Primary care clinicians who participated in a telemedicine training program - the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model - managed hepatitis C virus infections just as effectively as specialty clinicians.

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