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Can virtual care ease the climate crisis?
Hospitals eager to stem their impact on the environment are pointing to telehealth as a key strategy — but data on the effects of digital health on the climate crisis are slim, my colleague Katie Palmer reports. “Digital health is late to the party,” Enrico Coiera, a digital health researcher at Macquarie University, tells Katie. “It’s very early days in terms of what the evidence says.”

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