Even in a time of telemedicine and virtual medicine and artificial intelligence and robots, it is the humanities that will protect that singularity against the facelessness that some of medicine seems
Since we establish a patient-doctor relationship with a face-to-face visit first, our patients can be treated by telemedicine, and done so quickly that our malpractice insurance rates have
Our emergency department thought we had a telemedicine link; even that has failed, as nearby physicians in our regional referral center don't feel keen to take responsibility for our patients.
After all, when there's telemedicine and the ability to perform “virtual consultations,” why bother? ... all patients would rather have a relationship with their own good, competent local physician who is easy to make an appointment with rather than
I know we are entering the era of telemedicine. I certainly do a lot of medicine on the phone every day, and many evenings.
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With the rise of EHRs and telemedicine, e-consults have become more common, offering primary care physicians a formal way to get subspecialist input, especially in underserved areas.
Even for patients who do have phones, prepaid plans with limited minutes can mean precious little time for a telemedicine visit, said Dr. ... Dr. O’Connell agreed, noting that the utility of telemedicine comes at the expense of less human touch.
15. New or significantly expanded sections include those on precision medicine and genetic testing, research and protection of human subjects, telemedicine, electronic communications, social media and online professionalism, electronic health records
Research indicates that chronically ill patients who need a lot of follow-up require fewer office visits if they're involved in telemedicine, said Joseph C.