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Are e-visits coming to a doctor near you?

I’m attending the mHealth summit in Maryland, which is filled with all sorts of gadgets, apps, and promises of better technologies in the future. But for the here and now, it’s hard not to be a little skeptical -- especially after passing a booth in the exhibition hall promising an app for app fatigue, that is, medical app disorder suffered by physicians who have too many software downloads on their phones and tablets that fail to deliver.

Can anyone say oxymoron?

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