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While 2016 saw an increase of 46 percent in  outpatient days with telemedicine visits than the year prior, telemedicine still represents less than one percent of total outpatient visits. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Telemedicine has been touted as a breakthrough in health care access, giving patients who, for one reason or another, can’t see a doctor in person, access via video conferencing or remote monitoring. And while a new survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows more employers are paying for such services, another report suggest that enrollment has been relatively low.


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