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Telemedicine in Parkinson’s Disease

August 17, 2021

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Dr. Ray Dorsey, the David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health + Technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses the use of telemedicine in managing Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Dorsey discusses his own approach to telemedicine, the advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine in a neurology clinic, and the utility of telemedicine post COVID-19. 

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