Virtual Housecalls for Patients With Parkinson’s?

November 2, 2017

Virtual housecalls to patients with Parkinson's disease are not only feasible and efficient, but patients appear to like them. Details from a national study tell the story here.

Virtual housecalls to patients with Parkinson's disease are not only feasible and efficient, but patients appear to like them. Details from a national study tell the story here.

References:

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