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Prisma Health using handheld exam kits to expand telehealth: 4 things to know

By August 19, 2021No Comments

Source:  Beckers Hospital Review

By:  Hannah Mitchell

Greenville, S.C.-based Prisma Health and TytoCare are partnering to enable remote medical exams with a handheld exam kit provided to the patient.

Four things to know:

1. Providers will be able to diagnose and treat patients remotely during telehealth visits with TytoCare’s FDA-cleared exam kit, according to an Aug. 17 news release.

2. The kit allows patients to perform heart, ear, throat, lung, heart rate and temperature examinations on themselves. Physicians will be able to guide patients, including patients who are children, through the medical exams.

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