Comments for: Guilford business brings telemedicine to the workplace

Posted Nov. 09, 2012, at 6:55 a.m.
Last modified Nov. 09, 2012, at 3:02 p.m.

GUILFORD | Diabetic employees of a wood products company in Guilford had the opportunity last month to sit down for one-to-one consultations with a world-class diabetes specialist from Tufts Medical Center in Boston. No one, however, had to take time off from work to make the eight-hour round trip …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

  • Anonymous

    A company who cares about their employees health, and health care costs and manages to find a way to reduces it’s costs,  the employees costs……assist the employee with specialized care and finally, reduce time lost for that employee.      Well done.   Rather than complain and rave about it’s costs and decide to make it not affordable to employees,   it got creative.    We need more of em.

  • William Halverson

    Google “American Telemedicine Association” to learn how widespread Telemedicine already is.

  • Anonymous

    You mean to say that a video conference technology, which SAD#4 had in the 80’s, has revolutionized the workplace?  I “took” a Master’s level class at PCHS from a Professor in Portland, and never left Piscataquis County.  I guess Governor “Marden” should take heed; there are leaders in public schools, you just can’t continue to look in Augusta!

Similar Articles