Telemedicine is making our patient-doctor relationships more human. And that’s a good thing.
COVID-19 essentially shut down my in-person primary care practice, and we immediately turned to telemedicine (“seeing” a patient virtually either through a phone or video-based visit).
My primary care group did this out of necessity, but nobody predicted how much we would like it, or how effective it can be for patient care.
The most obvious benefit is time savings. There is no travel time – for me or the patient. No …