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Why telemedicine is finally ready to take off

Brian Eastwood | Feb. 26, 2013
Healthcare reform, technology and Capitol Hill legislation with bipartisan support all point to a bright future for telemedicine. In fact, this may be the year that telemedicine gains widespread adoption.

Ultimately, Linkous says, telemedicine will succeed when it transcends simply using technology to transforming care delivery in a meaningful way. Put another way, as InMedica notes, it's about encouraging patients-and their physicians-to use technology such as home health monitoring before they end up in the hospital in the first place. Only then can the healthcare industry begin to realize the value, financial and clinical, that telemedicine promises.

 

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