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Innovative Programs Offer Quality Plus Cost Savings

Telemedicine was conceived early in the space program to help monitor astronauts’ vital signs.  Like many National Aeronautics and Space Administration innovations, it has spun off and taken on a life of its own, spurred in large part by the growth in technological innovation in health and communications.

Advances like Skype, mobile health (m-health) apps, video conferencing and encrypted digital software through Web portals, coupled with wider availability of broadband, have expanded access to care through telemedicine.

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