Thursday, May 17, 2012

HealthTech: Need a Doctor? Just Text or Call and a Prescription Is On The Way, with Telemedicine

Generation Y may feel it’s a real pain to visit the doctor in person, preferring instead to look things up on their smartphones or just skip medical care doctor altogether. But when you’re really sick, only a doctor will do.

But you still may not have to go in person. Enter telemedicine. Youths are using their mobile devices to be “examined” – or at least explain what’s troubling them medically to get prescriptions and care instructions – right over the phone.

Read the rest here.

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