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Telemedicine connects specialty doctors with rural Alaska patients, minus the travel bill

“For families from rural villages, those appointments mean getting plane tickets, a hotel room, meal vouchers, taxis, and missing work and school,” Lescher said. “Whereas with the telemedicine appointments, we can see them on the video screen from their local clinic and be back at school the same day. It’s a better service for families.”

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