Doctor, Can You See Me Now? More Hospitals Are Using Video to Connect Patients With Specialists Far Away, Speeding Treatment

Oct 20, 2009

Wall Street Journal | BEN WORTHEN

According to Simon Clarigold, Asia-Pacific vice president at Lifesize Communications, social media also has redefined user engagement with text, videos and photos but in terms of collaboration, a conference call is usually the "usual practice" for instant conversation across distances. He pointed to the ability to see and talk to everyone "as if they [were] beside you regardless of location or time".