Five Questions With: Dr. Chester Hedgepeth

DR. CHESTER HEDGEPETH says that telemedicine allows local patients to access the talents of a larger team based in Boston and thus improve their health. / COURTESY KENT HOSPITAL
DR. CHESTER HEDGEPETH says that telemedicine allows local patients to access the talents of a larger team based in Boston and thus improve their health. / COURTESY KENT HOSPITAL
Dr. Chester Hedgepeth is the executive chief of cardiology at Kent Hospital. The hospital recently started a telemedicine service in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to help treat patients with complex cardiac issues close to home. PBN: What is a telemedicine service? HEDGEPETH: It is a way for physicians to communicate about…

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