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The Latest in Telemedicine Comes in MedicSpot, a Doctor in a Kiosk

Jul 30, 2017

Telemedicine may have reached a new peak with the latest development from the U.K. Meet MedicSpot, the self-proclaimed “most affordable, easiest and, quickest way to see a private general practitioner.” The catch? Your doctor will live in a kiosk. These little clinics are located in pharmacies throughout the U.K. and are meant to virtually connect you to a real live doctor.

What’s more, all the kiosks come complete with the medical equipment you’d need for an examination, including a blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, pulse oximeter, thermometer, and a camera (which lets your doctors “see” into your throat and ears”).

Don’t worry — if you need to use these devices, MedicSpot promises that “a pharmacy staff member is always available to give you a helping hand if needed.” You can even get a prescription from your healthcare provider by way of the kiosk.

Continue reading at: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/medicspot-kiosk-doctor/