Pros And Cons Of Telemedicine

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3 benefits of skype-type technology or telemedicine are convenience, time savings and affordability. (Have You Tried Telemedicine? 7 Pros and Cons, 2015) Telemedicine is a convenient way to access a provider. Doctors can quickly access symptoms and answer any questions about treatment basically on-demand. Along with being convenient, telemedicine allows you to save time. Being able to log on to your computer or tablet allows you to receive medical care in a matter of minutes instead of hours that involve commuting and waiting to be seen. In addition to time savings, telemedicine keeps you out of the waiting room, limiting your exposure to illnesses from other patients in a doctor’s waiting room. The final benefit of telemedicine is affordability.
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