What is Telemedicine?

What is Telemedicine?  What are the benefits of Telemedicine? Is Telemedicine as good as an office visit?  How is Telemedicine care provided to patients?   Here is what the experts say. “Telemedicine at its simplest level is the practice of medicine using communication technology to deliver care with the patient at one site and the provider at another site,” says Brian Zack, MD, medical director of telehealth for University Hospitals and a pediatrician at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s in Cleveland, Ohio. Patients and providers can benefit from using telemedicine for a number of reasons, including access to specialists and the convenience of connecting with a health care professional without going to an office. Especially during COVID-19, the ability to receive care without risking exposure to the virus has allowed patients to keep appointments*. Learn more at www.telehealth.com/what-is-telemedicine   *Source: www.telehealth.com/what-is-telemedicine

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