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73% of Italian doctors prepared to use telemedicine – study

Tuesday 5 November 2013 | 13:35 CET | News
The remote delivery of healthcare services over the telecommunications infrastructure, or telemedicine, is a topic of great interest to the vast majority of Italian GPs, with 73 percent stating that they are prepared to use the technology according to a study conducted by the Italian Family Doctor's Association FIMMG. Over half of the doctors surveyed, 52 percent, are in favour of using these new technologies if they help to develop organisational aspects of the profession, while 30 percent state that telemedicine could even improve the doctor-patient relationship. Continuing with the

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