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Telemedicine: Today’s frontier of health care

By The DO Staff


The practice of medicine is constantly evolving to accommodate the changing needs of patients. In 2020, the pandemic created an enormous shift toward telemedicine as the premier modality to treat patients. Prior to the pandemic of 2020, telemedicine was a novel commodity that most insurers would not pay for, or the reimbursement was so low that the majority of physicians did not consider integrating it into their medical practice.