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Future of health care is online, despite connectivity issues: senators

News | 10/31/2017 5:41 pm EDT
Prof. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik demonstrates a glove-based tool that responds to pressure with senator Chantal Petitclerc at the University of Ottawa on Oct. 31, 2017./ Wire Report photo by Bryson Masse.

OTTAWA — Technologies that allow doctors to diagnose and treat patients remotely are among the innovations set to change our health care system, senators said at an event unveiling a new report on the issue, though improvements and upgrades when it comes to internet service will be a necessary part of getting there.

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