Surge in Telehealth Brings Access, Convenience to Rare Disease Patients

Surge in Telehealth Brings Access, Convenience to Rare Disease Patients

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Surge in Telehealth Brings Access, Convenience to Rare Disease Patients

A rare disease puts an economic burden on the patients, families, and caregivers that it affects, and will no doubt be an integral part of discussions on Rare Disease Day 2022, which brings international awareness about the more than 300 million people living with rare disorders. Part of that burden, estimated at nearly $1 trillion, is derived from traveling long distances to obtain medical care, causing patients to miss work or school for doctors’ visits,…

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