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‘Father of Telemedicine’ sees label disappearing

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‘Father of Telemedicine’ sees label disappearing (video)

Just like digital/wireless/mobile health eventually will just be called “health,” telemedicine will soon just be another part of medicine.

So said Dr. Jay Sanders, widely known as the “Father of Telemedicine.” He’s been involved in the field since his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in the late 1960s.

“We’re going to get rid of the term ‘telemedicine,’” Sanders said in a video interview with MedCity News. Instead, remote care is going to become routine, which makes sense because the home is a better place for examining patients because clinics are sterile environments, according to Sanders.

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