As published on HealthNewsDigest.com
Feb 4, 2021
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom. The words represent more than the name of a popular, video-based software. They describe the speed at which telemedicine is now being accepted by orthopedic surgeons and other physicians throughout the country as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, says Alejandro Badia MD, FACS, a specialist in treating musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limbs. And, “frankly, this advancement in the way we provide patient care is long overdue,” he emphasizes.
Evidence shows that using virtual communications technologies in our medical practices is more efficient, allows for greater patient access to care, and lowers provider and patient costs, including reductions in unnecessary diagnostic tests,” says Dr. Badia, who authored the 2020 book Healthcare From The Trenches.”
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Alejandro Badia, M.D., is an internationally renowned hand and upper-limb surgeon and founder of Badia Hand to Shoulder Center and OrthoNOW®, a network of immediate orthopedic care centers. Dr. Badia is the author of Healthcare from the Trenches.
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