A surprising amount can be accomplished in a telehealth visit, but the system still has its limitations. Patients might be able to take their own temperature, but some practices, such as listening to their heartbeat or checking for an ear infection, become more difficult at home.
Four years ago, telehealth company Amwell began working with an Israeli startup called TytoCare that provides connected tools for patients to conduct their own self-exams guided by a clinician remotely. Now, Amwell is deepening that partnership.
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