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Health Professions in the News: Study: Virtual Visits Could Significantly Cut U.S. Health Care Costs

California Healthline (December 16, 2014)

Virtual health care visits are associated with lower costs than traditional in-office visits and could result in Medicare savings, according to a study released Friday by the Alliance for Connected Care, Modern Healthcare reports. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Using telemedicine to reverse the decline of community hospitals: 5 thoughts

Becker's Hospital Review (February 2, 2015)

With community and rural hospitals closing at an alarming rate, access to care has become a major challenge for people with serious conditions who don't live in urban areas, according to a report from the Harvard Business Review. Many patients living in rural areas with serious health problems end...

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