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Teledermatology

Telemedicine Proves its Value in Improving Dermatology Consults

January 30, 2019 - A network of seven community health centers in Massachusetts has cut specialist referrals in half by using a telemedicine platform, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for both the providers and the patients. The community health center (CHC) collaborative, serving low-income communities across the Bay State, rolled out a teledermatology service over eight months in 2015,...


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Telehealth Measures Up to The Doctor’s Office in Dermatology Care

by Eric Wicklund

A telehealth program enabling people to access dermatologists through a virtual visit works just as well as an in-person visit to the doctor’s office, according to a study conducted by the University of Southern California’s...

Teledermatology Scores Big With Doctors and Patients

by Eric Wicklund

Community health centers in eastern and central Massachusetts will soon be using a teledermatology platform designed to improve the initial diagnosis of a skin lesion and cut wait times for an appointment that often takes weeks. The...

Telehealth Study Finds a Willing Market in ACA Enrollees

by Eric Wicklund

A RAND Health study has found that teledermatology can boost the number of people accessing dermatology services, both online and in person. That includes people who might not otherwise want – or need – to see a...

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