Providers Ramp Up Use of Telemedicine to Boost Access to Care

A 5-year-old child, in medical distress at a rural emergency room in northern California, is stabilized enough to avoid having to be rushed 50 miles to a pediatric critical care unit at a regional tertiary hospital. A video intervention in the rural setting saves hours of diagnostic delay, the costs of the trip and a high-intensity hospital stay.

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