Telemedicine Is The Remote Delivery Of Health Care Services

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There are so many hours in a day. The Federal Government wants to expand Healthcare to more and more U.S. citizens at the same time it also wants to reduce the amount of money provided to the Medical professionals for services rendered. The Government has created a telephone book size manual that deals with everything from patient care to doctor reimbursement for the care. It makes doctors into robots and patients into pawns. Telemedicine seeks to improve the lives of patients and of medical professionals alike. By removing most of the barriers, between patient and doctor such as distance, charts, and x-rays as well as medical history and billing, now even on the remotest areas on the planet a mobile phone can connect you to life saving medical help thousands of miles away. “What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is the remote delivery of health care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology. This includes a wide array of clinical services using the internet, wireless, satellite, and telephone media. What is the distinction between telemedicine and telehealth? “While some have parsed out unique definitions for each word, ATA (American Telemedicine Association) treats, “telemedicine” and “telehealth” as synonyms and uses the terms interchangeably. In both cases, we are referring to the use of remote health care technology to deliver clinical services.” Estimates on the market size for telemedicine vary widely, depending on each analyst’s precise
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