Feature Interview (11:10) – Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, founder of the brand-new Catholic telemedicine service MyCatholicDoctor.com, talks about the advantages of remote medical services and how it can help people find a doctor whose values match their own.

Also in this episode:

News (00:50) – Most recent study of the rising use of telehealth (www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-t…rising-slowly/)

A Brief History of NASA’s Contributions to Telemedicine (www.nasa.gov/content/a-brief-hi…s-to-telemedicine/)

Medical Trivia (Answer at 44:30) – In what year did Medicare first pay for telemedicine visits – in this case, for patients in underserved rural areas?

Listener Question (46:00) – Could you please explain the differences in job function/training/licensed abilities between physicians, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses? With Pas and NPs becoming more prevalent, I’m not sure what their role/abilities are and how they fit into the medical community. Thank you and God bless you all for your wonderful radio program!

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