Telemedicine: Expanding The “Teachable Moment”

Medical Missions for Children is using technology to link American doctors with patients in medically underserved communities in other countries.

Through videoconferencing, the nonprofit New Jersey-based organization conducts interactive telemedicine consultations that allow volunteer U.S. doctors to help diagnose illnesses and to share new techniques with physicians on the other end.

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