gastroenterology
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Sudden switch to telehealth brings hazards for gastroenterology outpatients

Australia’s large scale adoption of telehealth in response to COVID-19 has resulted in more pathology and imaging requests but fewer test completion rates in the gastroenterology outpatient setting, according to research from Melbourne. Investigators say the study highlights a new clinical risk associated with the abrupt transition to virtual consultations with the findings challenging assumptions ...

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