The Camera Will See You Now

“At the cubicle to Skow’s left, another doctor was examining a head injury in Kansas. To his right, a physician monitored a possible heart attack at a critical-access hospital in Minnesota. Meanwhile, Skow used a remote control to move the high-resolution camera in Montana, zooming in to check the patient’s pupils for dilation and using a microphone to listen for breathing sounds.” WaPo’s excellent Eli Saslow on doing medicine from cubicles and the most remote emergency room: Life and death in rural America.

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