With the potential to reduce the cost of healthcare and improve access to services, telemedicine -- in which healthcare providers such as doctors interact with patients through electronic means -- is an increasingly important part of the healthcare industry. By some estimates, telemedicine will be a multibillion-dollar market by the end of the decade.
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