Net neutrality repeal may diminish telemedicine access, harm small practices

The repeal of net neutrality as voted on by the Federal Communications Commission could lead to unintended and devastating consequences for physicians in small practices, as well as telemedicine and patients in rural areas that receive state-of-the-art medical care through telecommunications, according to experts.
“One of the biggest concerns around the net neutrality issue is that larger business entities with more resources would be able to create market environments where there is a higher cost to operate, such as having to pay for outgoing bandwidth,” Steven Waldren, MD,

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