Over the last year, 63 pieces of telemedicine legislation focusing on telemedicine were approved in 34 states, according to the Center for Connected Health Policy. These bills facilitated multi-state medical licenses, defined terminology, and established care standards, among other issues. Read more
Considering the steady growth of the telemedicine industry, two physicians at New York-Presbyterian have proposed the creation of a new specialty representing the “medical virtualist.” In a recent JAMA Viewpoint article, the authors cite a combination of the lack of oversight, inconsistent training, and specific skill sets, including webside manner, as compelling reasons for certifying full-time telemedicine specialists with a defined set of core competencies. Read more
In the world of medicine, Boston is a world leader, with top hospitals like Mass General, Brigham and Women’s, Beth-Israel Deaconess and Tufts, not to mention top medical schools. The Boston area attracts doctors who want to be “part of the action” in this thriving, energetic community. Boston is to medicine, what New York is to Finance and Hollywood is to Film. It isn’t everything, but it’s a lot.
Boston Magazine annually has a peer-nominated and reviewed listing of the Top Doctors in each field.
Noah Rosen, swyMed’s CMO was named to the 2017 Top Doctors list for Vascular Surgery so we wanted to take a moment to say Congratulations Noah !
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