Telemedicine Option Is Available Locally In Transylvania County


October 19, 2017

The age old occupation - medicine - is merging with cutting edge technology in the form of telemedicine. And as a result, western North Carolina citizens will have easier access to health care.

Telemedicine allows health care professionals to evaluate, diagnoses and treat patients in remote locations using video conferencing from the patients smart phone, lap top or computer. It is even being used in rural hospitals to link the patient with specialiste or night coverage physicians that would otherwise not be accessible or affordable.

The benefits of telemedicine are astronomical. Data re...

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