Virtual Doctor’s Office Visits Via Telemedicine to be Norm

The Lake Oconee Boomers Team

Who wants to get off the couch when they’re sick if a doctor is just a mouse click away?

Virtual doctor visits could become as common as face-to-face appointments because health insurers, hospital systems and employers view it as a way to clamp down on rising medical costs. They hope that by giving patients easy access to a primary care physician, it will discourage them from visiting a costly emergency room when they get sick.

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