Gupta: Telemedicine preserves ‘human connection’ that patients crave
(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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