Telemedicine enables a forward triage of possible COVID-19 cases, allowing patients to be sorted before they arrive at an emergency department and protecting patients, clinicians and the community from exposure, write physicians Judd Hollander and Brendan Carr. Automated screening algorithms and local epidemiologic information can be built into the intake process, and automated logic flows, or bots, can refer patients to nurse triage lines and schedule video consultations with health care providers.  Full Story here