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‘Virtual house calls’ for Parkinson’s as beneficial as office visits: study
Modern Healthcare

“Virtual house calls” using Web-based videoconferencing are comparable to in-person physician office visits, according to a study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center. The study, which followed the care of 20 people with Parkinson’s disease, demonstrated that virtual house calls can provide equivalent clinical benefits to patients, while also saving them time and travel.