July 1, 2024

Telehealth kiosks extend care to rural communities

By: OR Manager

These recent innovations, a subset of telemedical videoconferencing, permit otherwise-unconnected patients in remote areas to interact with doctors and nurses in real time—that is, so long as they can make their way to a local mall or other kiosk-equipped site. Although teleconferencing is used routinely in medicine and some pharmacies have trialed the technology, few physical kiosks are in place so far.

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