Redefining telemedicine

In spite of fears in the early 2000s that telemedicine would be buried as a sideshow amidst the sweeping aspirations of eHealth, it now seems that both are headed their own ways, at different speeds. Indeed, while eHealth still grapples with issues like interoperability and standards, telemedicine has been establishing itself in niches ranging from rural healthcare and military medical care to robotics.
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