Patients value convenience of telemedicine

Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests.

There’s a lot about these telemedicine visits that can sound appealing: No need to get stuck in traffic on the way to the doctor, no long stretches in the waiting room before the exam and no missing half a day of work for an appointment that’s over in the blink of an eye.



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