Seeing inside my patient’s home during our Zoom consult made me a better doctor

Dr John Barrera

In 2020, I wrote an article titled, ‘Remembering the art of medicine during virtual visits’. In it, I wondered how telemedicine could possibly allow us to make the humanistic connection that occurs more organically during in-person office visits.

Now, more than three years later, and after hundreds of telehealth visits, my patients have shown me how.