The COVID-19 pandemic has upended health care, with telemedicine emerging as a strategy to reduce risk exposures for patients and clinicians. Originating from the Greek root tēle-, tēl-, tēle meaning “far off, afar, at or to a distance,” telemedicine encompasses virtual clinical services. Video visits, in particular, can be effective for many types of clinical care and offer convenience and savings for patients. As care …
Post Author: Megha Shankar, MD, Meredith Fischer, MA, Cati Brown-Johnson, PhD, Nadia Safaeinili, MPH, Marie Haverfield, PhD, Jonathan Shaw, MD, Sonoo Israni, MBA, Abraham Verghese, MD, and Donna Zulman, MD
Megha Shankar is an internal medicine physician. Meredith Fischer is a social science research coordinator. Cati Brown-Johnson is a research scientist. Nadia Safaeinili is a social science researcher. Marie Haverfield is a social science researcher. Jonathan Shaw is a family physician. Sonoo Israni is an entrepreneur. Abraham Verghese is an internal medicine physician. Donna Zulman is an internal medicine physician.
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