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Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 16: Telemedicine Could Be Future of Acute Care

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WellVia Chief Technology Officer Peyton Reaves joins Britt Berrett to discuss telemedicine. Proponents of this healthcare model, through which patients can contact a physician via phone, website, video chat or app, believe that it is the future of acute care. Reaves and Berrett talk about the details, including how technology solves the problem of clogged emergency rooms, whether telemedicine will move into specialty medicine and chronic care, and how WellVia cleared the regulatory hurdles put in place for remote-care practitioners. 

Business of Healthcare Podcast

The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry. Read more articles

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