Gupta: Telemedicine preserves ‘human connection’ that patients crave
Thought Leader: Sanjay Gupta
May 4, 2015
(original source MedCity News)
“CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, believes that much of the medical community’s reluctance to embrace telehealth technologies stems from a notion that hands-on care is better.
When Gupta was a resident at the University of Michigan Medical Center, it was “almost like a religious thing” that doctors had to touch patients to make proper diagnoses and treatment decisions, he said Sunday at American Telemedicine Association’s 20th annual conference in Los Angeles.”
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