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Can telemedicine solve the healthcare crisis in B.C.'s northeast?

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An image from a promotional video for Livecare (livecare.ca).




In the midst of a doctor shortage in the Peace region of B.C., the District of Taylor is ready to accept new patients.

The health care clinic in Taylor has been closed for three months, but on Monday new community clinic opened with the latest in remote medical technologies.

Rather than having doctors relocate to Taylor, telemedicine technology allows them to connect with patients remotely, mostly via video link.

Dr. Mark Godley is the CEO of Livecare Media, the company that's setting up the new clinic. 

Listen to a full interview with him below:

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