In the coming weeks, students at five Howard County, Md., elementary schools won't even need to leave the school building to consult with a doctor if they have a sore throat, skin rash or eye or ear infection. Instead, they'll have the opportunity to talk with a University of Maryland Children's Hospital pediatrician remotely through Howard County's new telemedicine technology unveiled Monday.
Md. telemedicine program aims to cut student absences, improve performance
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