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The doctor is (virtually) in, thanks to new kiosk at school district building

The doctor is (virtually) in, thanks to new kiosk at school district building

The days of Palm Beach County school district employees missing work to take care of minor ailments at a hospital or clinic may be over. A new kiosk at the school board's headquarters in West Palm Beach allows employees to step inside a private, 8-by-7 enclosure and quickly consult with a medical professional. The booth lets people receive medical advice through its touchscreens, medical-screening devices and videoconferencing capabilities. The kiosk, known as a "HealthSpot," is meant to let doctors and nurses remotely diagnose patients. It's all thanks to a partnership between the school district, Nicklaus Children's Hospital and UnitedHealthcare. ...

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