Lee Damiano felt ill one day in May 2015. The previous year when she signed up for her employer’s new telemedicine benefit that would allow her to contact a doctor any time, any day of the week, she thought she’d never actually use it.
She was wrong. Initially thinking, “I might as well wait until Monday,” Damiano ultimately called and was speaking to a doctor within 10 minutes. “As we went through the symptoms, the doctor encouraged me to go to the ER. I’m so glad I listened,” she said. “I had several pulmonary embolisms that could have been fatal