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Telemedicine Advances-Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Just Want to Talk, Jul 13, 2011

Many Americans dream of a life in the country. A slower pace, fresh air, room to roam. But living in a rural area may come with a trade-off. Healthcare. Rural hospitals just don't have as many resources as urban hospitals do. And that can be a problem when you have a health event such as a stroke. Doctors at Mayo Clinic are using telemedicine — smart phones and the internet — to bring medical expertise to doctors and patients in the country and around the globe.

Tags: tech, telemedicine, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge

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