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Losing Contact — Covid-19, Telemedicine, and the Patient–Provider Relationship

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  • Shannon M. MacDonald, M.D.,
  • and Julia Berv, P.A.-C.

For patients with rare diseases, connecting virtually with specialists across state lines can be the only option for excellent care. So why are state-licensing restrictions being enforced more aggressively than ever?

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Author Affiliations

From the Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital (S.M.M.), and Dana–Farber Cancer Institute (J.B.) — both in Boston.

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