Link to May 30 New York Times article, "The Doctor Will See You now. Please Log On."
Excerpt: Spurred by health care trends and technological advances, telemedicine is growing into a mainstream industry. A fifth of Americans live in places where primary care physicians are scarce, according to government statistics. That need is converging with advances that include lower costs for video-conferencing equipment, more high-speed communications links by satellite, and greater ability to work securely and dependably over the Internet.
Link to PowerPoint presentation
(Note: Some slides are graphic.)