COVID-19 Impact

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Telemedicine as a medical examination tool during the Covid-19 emergency: the experience of the onco-haematology center of Tor Vergata Hospital in Rome.

Postorino M, Treglia M, Giammatteo J, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(23):8834.

Telehealth benefits, barriers, and challenges have become more apparent due to its increased use during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study evaluated 3,828 telehealth examinations (telephone, email) and found that the incidence of serious or minor adverse events was less than 0.50%.