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Getting telemedicine off the ground successfully

To make it mainstream, patients must be onboard; security and regulatory framework also crucial for it to work

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What has prevented telemedicine from becoming mainstream, and what will be the key drivers of its success beyond Covid-19?

SINCE the Covid-19 pandemic began, routine doctor visits have become a little unnerving for some people. This has led to a surge in patients leveraging telemedicine services in Asia, with platforms such as MyDoc in Singapore seeing a 60 per cent rise in daily active users even back in February...

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