Thanks for the feedback Erik.You bring up a great point. But I think one thing to consider is that just because someone is a doctor, does not mean they have a good bedside manner, which is why many people have carefully chosen their doctor. Speaking from personal experience, a great doctor is a rare commodity and something to be valued. But I think that if a doctor is good in person, there’s a good chance they’ll be just as great over video as well. It has more to do with caring about patients than it does about the technology.Also, there are a number of studies out right now that show that VTC/telehealth/telemedicine/mhealth has many, many uses for many types of health conditions, not just the minor ones. Telemedicine for veterans has helped increase the care available to our heroes in uniform (http://www.techsource.ironbow.com/unified-communication/department-of-veterans-affairs-embraces-telehealth-for-extended-care-to-veterans/) and many people with chronic health conditions are finding better results in managing their conditions thanks to VTC (http://feduc.us/unified-communications/overcoming-chronic-conditions-with-collaborative-video-for-healthcare/).And thanks also for your input Eric. It sounds like IPC really has some interesting and relevant uses within the healthcare industry. Thanks for sharing!
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