7/25/2013

Telemedicine is proving to be a valuable tool for acute care providers to reach out to patients in rural areas, but some in the industry hope the technology could soon be widely used also to deliver long-term care to elderly patients. Signature Healthcare, a long-term-care provider in Louisville, Ky., is testing a telemedicine cart equipped with a touch-screen display and camera system to enable patients to interact with doctors remotely.

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