Thursday, August 28, 2008

MT jobs not the only ones being outsourced

There is a new trend in outsourcing, and it may not be what you're thinking.

Most people think of a physician as being irreplaceable, but there are some companies that are now trying to make clinic-based checkups a thing of the past.

If you live in Hawaii you may have the chance to see a physician via webcam, and your insurance may even pay for it.

In Houston, Texas there is a chain of retail clinics who has replaced in-person visits to a nurse practitioner with online, webcam-enabled visits with doctors across town.

Whole article here. You can check out Webcam MD here or American Well here and MT WebLive here.

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