25 things to know about telemedicine–from Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review

telemedicineThanks to Amy Strano at HealthCare Chaplaincy Network for drawing my attention to this. As some of you know, I’ve been working as a fundraiser and in discussion about chaplaincy with ResolutionCare, a for-profit/non-profit hybrid providing palliative care through home visits in the real world and on a telemedicine platform (see here). While face-to-face may be the gold standard, telemedicine offers people the opportunity to have care without having to drive long distances or leave their comfortable environments:

Healthcare may have been accused of lagging in technology adoption in the past, but health IT has made significant strides in the past few years. One of the biggest trends to emerge from healthcare’s digital revolution is telemedicine.

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