Telehealth: more freedom for doctors and patients?

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eWeek speculates on the impact of telehealth (really telemedicine, i.e. video consults) on medical practice from both the physician and the patient perspective. For the latter of course there is immediacy and convenience (from home or work); for the doctor, it’s working as much as they want, at times they want and from where they want (outside the traditional office or hospital setting). Mentioned are American Well’s Online Care, their joint program with Rite Aid pharmacies and Kaiser Permanente KP On Call. Telehealth Growing as a New Way to Practice Medicine