Being part of the telemedicine evolution over the last six years has been an exciting component of medical practice. Several decades ago, I witnessed a pilot project connecting rural hospitals to tertiary centers. This facet of practice is the new norm, and patients expect the same level of service as in larger health systems.
A friend and colleague supervises a massive telemedicine service across 100 hospitals and ten states – and growing. Based on current data, the telemedicine ball is just beginning to roll. The evolution is exciting and has evolved even over the last 12 months. The following are