Telemedicine

How Telehealth Will Help You Conquer the Coronavirus Crisis

Imagine this, an 86-year-old with severe conditions such as heart disease and a cancer diagnosis —  needing to stay indoors, because according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), he or she is at higher risk for getting the worse of COVID-19. The patient’s need for care doesn’t evaporate… How can you ensure

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How Safe Is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine has emerged as an important new tool for doctors and counselors to engage patients in improving their healthcare. It’s been great for patients, too, giving them the ability to connect with health care providers quickly, conveniently, and affordably. Even with all these benefits, some people may have questions about whether telemedicine is really a

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A Physician’s Perspective on What Works (and Doesn’t) for Telemedicine

Author: Dr. Timothy Porter Preface: Dr. Tim Porter provides telemedicine care for his patients as a community pediatrician in Chicago. Dr. Tim Porter completed his pediatric training at Lurie Children’s Hospital and the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Porter’s interests include social and community advocacy as well as increasing

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