New telemedicine is keeping patients out of the ER

From WINKNews:

The number of patients being admitted to the emergency room for “non-emergency” issues happens more than you think. That’s why Lee Memorial Health System has a new program in place to cut down on what’s called “preventable returns.” The goal is to keep patients out of the E.R. and in their own homes. This system keeps tabs on their health while keeping their hospital tab down.

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