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Electronic peer-to-peer consulting to combat long wait times

Statistically, the longer a patient waits to see a specialist, the more likely they are to fall off their care plan or experience additional complications. And wait times continue to increase; by some metrics, wait times to see a specialist have doubled in the past year.

“There are three main reasons for excessive wait times for specialists,” says Rebecca Chi, chief client experience officer with AristaMD, which offers a peer-to-peer collaboration platform for physicians to provide specialist-guided care to patients.

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