The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFEThe coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFE
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFE

Telemedicine is the big health care game changer to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, say experts

  • The concept, in which patients interact with a doctor by phone or video, must be used sensibly, in tandem with traditional offline health care, say panellists on a webinar
  • Digital health can play a role in providing the care patients need while minimising the transmission risk of infectious diseases like Covid-19

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The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFEThe coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFE
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the benefits of remote medical consultations, where there is no risk of transmission. Photo: EPA-EFE
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