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How are doctors using online care or an e-visit?

Stanley C. Newhall, MD
General Practice
Some doctors do not even know how to use email.  Others work in settings that do not encourage online communications because it is not possible to bill as much for an online consultation as it is for a clinic visit.  But for doctors and patients who live in the 21st century, there are lots of ways to communicate about a patient's concerns.  Online medicine is one of the newest, fastest and most efficient ways to talk to a doctor.

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