Legislators call on Washington to support telemedicine

(By – WILLIAM MORRIS, www.southernminn.com)

The future of medicine might involve a lot less time in the doctor’s office, and local legislators are trying to help that process along. Telemedicine is a growing field of practice using video chat, remote diagnostic and other techniques that allow physicians to meet with, diagnose and in some cases treat patients remotely. Applications include connecting patients with specialists outside their immediate area and remotely monitoring patients’ vital signs. Read more…

 

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