Private telehealth foray into public system

CMAJ, online 13 June 2016
Author: Paul Webster
“The launch of an app offering Ontario patients access to family doctors via telephone, text messaging and videolink for $10 a month is fuelling debate over the place of privately delivered virtual health care. The Akira app allows Ontario patients to consult with physicians and grant permission to access app-generated health records, including clinical notes, prescriptions and test results…”
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