Traditional medical practice is not always the most efficient or convenient way to provide care to our neurology patients. With an increasing demand for neurologic services in a growing population, technology can be one way to extend our reach to our patients. As technologies develop, it is paramount that practitioners maintain high-quality care, equivalent to traditional in-person visits.
Between easing logistics for patients who can't get to care sites, caring for an aging population, and coping with the ongoing dearth of neurologists, remote care will become more and more essential. People are increasingly becoming aware that telemedicine is an integral part of value-based patient care,Eric R. Anderson, MD, PhDNeurology Today: August 17, 2017 - Volume 17 - Issue 16 - p 1,22–23