As Health Technology Advances, More And More Doctors Are Shrugging Off Brick-And-Mortar Practices
Companies such as Doctor On Demand let patients consult with physicians -- with both sides in the privacy of their own homes. “With the advent of technology and how we’ve developed personal devices, this will be the future of medicine,” said Dr. Tony Yuan, Doctor On Demand’s medical director.
San Francisco Chronicle:
The Work-From-Home Doctor Will See You Now
Telemedicine is making urgent care faster and more accessible for many patients but, as Doctor On Demand shows, it’s also changing the way doctors work. Gone are the instruments of the familiar exam room, like thermometers and blood pressure cuffs — and the daily commute. (Ho, 12/1)