Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Telemedicine for second opinions

SecondOpinions.com is offering telemedicine-based second opinions to patients looking for more reassurance or an alternate opinion of their medical condition or their radiological studies. What's really innovative is the ability to upload your radiology films (digital copies of x-rays, CTs, MRIs, or ultrasound) to their HIPAA secure server and then get a second opinion of your images.
This is fascinating and awesome. There's currently no easy or affordable way to get a second radiologist to review your films with such a fast turn-around (as far as I know).

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