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Telemedicine Connects Doctors with Poor Patients

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Telemedicine Connects Doctors with Poor Patients

Telemedicine Connects Doctors with Poor Patients

Telemedicine Connects Doctors with Poor Patients

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates reports on how a few enterprising doctors are bringing better medical care to patients in one poor Los Angeles neighborhood, using high-bandwidth data links over the Internet to evaluate and sometimes treat patients from offices many miles away.