Founder of Rock Health portfolio company TelePharm, Roby Miller explained that people will "see a shift in how pharmacists are reimbursed because their value will be realized shortly from a payers' standpoint."
When this shift happens, Roby foresaw there will be a a big demand for pharmacists to consult patients online. Therefore, virtual pharmacists, as how they're called, will be the most accessible providers and the key to bridging the healthcare provider gap.
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