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Telemedicine is a fast growing field that
has great potential to revolutionize the delivery of medicine by making
the health services available to distant, remote areas of the world. We
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Telemedicine - A Tool For More Equal Distribution Of Health Care In The World
by Dr J. G. Paraki
Telemedicine may play a significant role in healthcare worldwide, as providers realize its potential to effectively distribute world-class healthcare to regions near and far without incurring the expense of a physical presence. With telemedicine, healthcare providers can improve the quality of their care by establishing links beyond the country's borders with international centers of excellence. They can also establish links deep within the country to enhance their outreach to remote areas, which currently lack adequate medical facilities.