Alaska, a state with more than 700,000 residents, does not have a single medical geneticist to call its own. Alaska is not alone. Idaho has no clinical geneticist either. Georgia has only three for its population of almost 10 million. These “geneticist deserts” are prompting a small but growing tide of virtual patient visits.
Virtual doctor visits gaining steam in 'geneticist deserts'
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