Telehealth connects patients in remote and rural communities to care through videoconferencing and other technology, reducing the need to travel. As a result, patients are able to gain timely access to care closer to home, saving them hours of travel.
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Connecting to Care through Telehealth
Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.
Remote Patient Care (RPC) enables patients and their health care providers to be connected with technology, resulting in reduced hospitalizations and fewer emergency department trips.