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On Dec. 10, Spectrum Health officially debuted its new MedNow telehealth system at Ludington Hospital.

MedNow is a service which allows patients to contact a doctor and video chat with them from any smartphone or desktop with a camera and microphone, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

It also has stations at hospitals and medical centers in Spectrum Health's network including, Big Rapids Hospital, Reed City Hospital, the Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center, Gerber Hospital and Greenville United Hospital, where patients can chat with specialists at other hospitals.