The use of telemedicine to solve “access to care” related disparities in rural areas has become a rapidly growing, global initiative in recent years. The past decade’s technological advancements have made previously underserved regions of the globe accessible by top doctors from the United States, Europe, and beyond. It has now become possible to “beam”…

Contrary to popular belief, telemedicine is not a “new” concept. In fact, doctors have been utilizing telemedicine for over forty years in the form of doctor to doctor video streaming aimed at helping physicians in rural areas perform procedures that they may or may not have much experience with. For example, if a patient is…