(Courtesy of Dr. Thomas LaGrelius)
Dr. Thomas LaGrelius is seeing how health care providers are working differently to connect with patients in a world facing a pandemic. He has seen how primary care for non-COVID related treatments can be successful through telemedicine through his interactions with patients daily.
“Normally I would have seen her in the office, closed the wound with stitches, put the finger in a splint for five to seven days to prevent the cut from moving since it was right over a joint, and I offered to do so. She’d rather not if there was another way,” Dr. LaGrelius recounts. Health care is meeting patients in their homes with telemedicine.
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