About The Study: Implementation of telemedicine was estimated to result in substantial savings in carbon emissions due to driving in this study that included 49,000 telemedicine visits at a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center from April 2020 to June 2021. These results highlight the carbon emissions savings that could be gained with the increased use of telemedicine in oncology.
Authors: Krupal B. Patel, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of South Florida in Tampa, is the corresponding author.
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