About The Study: In this study of nearly 2,400 patients who underwent a video telemedicine consultation followed by an in-person outpatient visit for the same clinical problem in the same specialty within a 90-day window, the provisional diagnosis established over video telemedicine visit matched the in-person reference standard diagnosis in 87% of cases. These findings suggest that video telemedicine visits yield a high degree of diagnostic concordance to in-person visits for most new clinical concerns.
Authors: Bart M. Demaerschalk, M.D., M.Sc., of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Phoenix, is the corresponding author.
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