Repeat patients with stable conditions could be spared long queues at the clinic. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus crisis puts ‘telemedicine’ back in the picture for long-time advocates in Hong Kong but others warn of pitfalls

  • E-consultation allows patients to be seen and diagnosed remotely by doctors via electronic communication such as video conferencing
  • While the technology has caught on in United States and some European countries, it has yet to enjoy the same appeal in Hong Kong
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Repeat patients with stable conditions could be spared long queues at the clinic. Photo: Nora Tam
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