Using telemedicine practices in dermatology to remotely triage and manage patients can lead to significant cost savings, a new study finds.

A team of investigators affiliated with the San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford; and Indiana University, conducted a retrospective cost minimization analysis at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Hospital and Trauma Center. They compared the organization-wide cost of managing newly referred patients in a traditional setting and a telemedicine setting.

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