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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Online Healthcare In Hawaii

The traditional doctor/patient visit has just moved to a virtual office via the web.

As of last week, Hawaii residents can pay a flat fee for a 10-minute online visit with a doctor. While the brief interaction won't be able to address more complicated and emergency-based medical situations, it is an efficient way to handle more routine requirements and patient queries.

Forgetting the questions regarding possible abuse that come to mind, it's a strong advancement that benefits both patient and doctor and plays into the inherent advantages that the web has to offer. Read the article Hawaii tries out online health care

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