The Rise of Telemedicine in Endocrinology: Benefits & Challenges

Telemedicine Endocrinology

Due to the rapid spread of SARS coronavirus 2 in the United States (U.S.), social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been enacted in various states, focusing attention on innovative models of care that eliminate in-person clinic visits. The drastic help has been observed in the telehealth endocrinologist segment. Telehealth refers to using telecommunications and virtual technology to provide health care outside typical healthcare settings. This technology has evolved as a tool to aid in the “flattening of the curve.” Furthermore, telemedicine frees practitioners from the burden of cumbersome, restrictive personal…

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