Telehealth Services Provide Remote Patients Link to Doctors | Health Studies Updates | Scoop.it

Recently, 1,400 researchers stationed in the South Pole didn't have to wait-out the brutal six month winter to speak with a doctor. Those who needed the advice of a physician could do so on a "telemedicine" network operated by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and powered by Polycom.

In fact, Polycom powers a number of telemedicine services around the globe, providing people in rural environments access to top-notch healthcare.