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Dermatology Patients Experience Better Care Via Telehealth


Dermatology patients who undergo telehealth consultations generally experience positive results, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Archives of Dermatology.

For the study, medical records were examined for roughly 1,500 patients who were seen from 2003 to 2005 at the University of California, Davis. Diagnoses and treatment plans were compared between referring physicians and teledermatologists.

Overall, nearly 70% of diagnoses from referring physicians were changed after the live interactive teledermatology consultation. As a result, disease management was changed for nearly 98% of patients.

Read more at: http://tinyurl.com/7cagr66

Source: FierceHealthIT

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