Huffington Post “Medicine Unplugged: A Double Entendre”

Rather than waiting an average of one hour for an office visit that lasts about seven minutes with the doctor, who typically spends the time looking at a keyboard rather than the patient, why aren’t we doing many office visits with secure video connects or even Skype and FaceTime? And having real face time

Eric J. Topol MD, Scripps Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute, writes in the Huffington Post

About a decade ago I asked myself a very similar question. Taking the Japanese approach to work (If one can do it, I can do it. If no one can do it, I must do it) we launched 3G Doctor and since 2006 for the inclusive cost of £35 we’ve made 24×7 informed consultations with registered Doctors available to any adult with a 3G Video Mobile in the UK or Ireland.

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