In North Carolina, one doctor believes in the direct-to-consumer telehealth trend but not if it’s a random doctor. Kevin Biese, M.D. explains in this Q&A why this kind of telehealth should be done within the confines of a health network.
The industry’s growing interest in telehealth applications, in many ways, epitomizes a “spread the wealth” philosophy for healthcare. That’s the way Kevin Biese, M.D. sees it.
Biese is the emergency medicine residency director and an assistant professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.