TQ TeleConnection- June 2018

Skyping the doctor? Poll shows it's not just for the young

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every morning, 92-year-old Sidney Kramer wraps a blood pressure cuff around his arm and steps on a scale, and readings of his heart health beam to a team of nurses — and to his daughter's smartphone — miles from his Maryland home.

Red flags? A nurse immediately calls, a form of telemedicine that is helping Kramer live independently by keeping his congestive heart failure under tight control.

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Sioux City Journal (5/31/18) 

Lauran Neergaard and Emily Swanson, Associated Press