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How a Tele-Infectious Disease Program Supports Hospitals During Crisis

Media coverage of COVID-19 is directing attention to Infectious Disease (ID) diagnosis in remote areas. The publicity is raising awareness about the need for ID services, and fueling an interest in Tele-ID. The benefit may encourage hospitals across the country to leverage Tele-ID to address the need to fight more common, dangerous infections, like pneumonia, sepsis, and wound infections. Media coverage of COVID-19 is directing attention to Infectious Disease (ID) diagnosis in remote areas. The publicity is raising awareness about the need for ID services, and fueling an interest in Tele-ID. The benefit may encourage hospitals across the country to leverage Tele-ID to address the need to fight more common, dangerous infections, like pneumonia, sepsis, and wound infections.