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The doctor will e-mail you now

Newsweek, December 18, 2008
Doctors offering second opinion consultations online are becoming more popular with patients. Patients e-mail or fax medical records and other relevant documentation, and the online doctor gets back to them in one or two weeks with a report. Though the online second-opinion market currently comprises only a fraction of the patients seeking information about diagnoses and treatment options for various health problems, it's likely to be a growing trend, according to this Newsweek article.