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Telemedicine is the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology.  Telemedicine takes place every day, across wires, or wireless, through a video conference system, the Internet, or even by telephone and fax.  Telemedicine has the potential to increase the reach of medical care to the entire population.  This has the potential…

State lawmakers to explore telemedicine

By Kathleen McGrory Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE — The doctors at Miami Children’s Hospital use advanced communications technology to diagnose sick children in Ecuador, Peru and the Dominican Republic. Helping young patients in remote parts of Florida or other states, however, is not so easy. For one, insurance companies in Florida aren’t required to reimburse…