Ken Dort, intellectual property partner in Chicago, was quoted in Modern Healthcare’s “Net Neutrality Repeal Threatens Telemedicine.” The article covers how the proposed repeal of net neutrality, which currently prohibits internet service providers from controlling the speed of specific content, could affect the accessibility of telemedicine. The repeal of net neutrality could particularly affect communities strapped for resources, such as low-income and rural communities.

Ken notes that higher connection costs could even be passed on to patients, explaining that smaller practices “might not be able to defray the costs, and it’s going to cut into their profit.”

Read “Net Neutrality Repeal Threatens Telemedicine.”

Source: Modern Healthcare
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