East Tennessee flu patients can get diagnosed from home with ‘telemedicine’

Some doctors’ offices are now consulting patients over the phone and online - asking patients not to come into the office to avoid spreading the flu.

Got flu? More people connecting with their doctor online for treatment

With flu season kicking into high gear, many people looking to get medical care turn to the internet instead of dragging themselves to their doctor's office.

NC’s growing medical trend? Telemedicine

When you are sick, the last thing you usually want to do is drag yourself to the doctor. Now there is another option - telemedicine company MeMD.

4 Trends Sure To Impact Your Business Next Year

Want to know the industry’s hottest business trends for 2015? They may surprise you. Get ready for crowd-funding projects and dialing up doctors.

Telemedicine: Doctor takes appointments online

Jenny McClendon, a physician's assistant with MeMD, explains how patients from around the country can be treated by doctors online from the comfort of home.

Can’t wait to see the doc? These apps can help!

It's the middle of the night, you're not feeling well, and your doctor's office is closed. What to do? Try a virtual doctor visit from your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

eHealth: Technology Advances Healthcare Delivery

Telemedicine has been around over 100 years, but with gains in mobile technology many businesses are adding eHealth to an employee's healthcare benefits.

Open Enrollment

One of the insurance companies set to be part of Arizona's 2015 Marketplace, Meritus, will offer expanded network choices, including telemedicine.

Telemedicine and its Impact in the Health Insurer World: What Experts are Saying

Healthcare experts at MeMD discuss the shift to consumer-driven health plans and how the growing field of telemedicine offers healthcare insurers the opportunity to integrate on-demand access to quality care into their health plans.
The Pulse of Telehealth

Telehealth Modernization Act of 2013 – What You Need to Know

In December 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Committee drafted the Telehealth Modernization Act, a piece of legislation aiming to unify state telehealth laws.
Online doctor visits offer convenience

Online doctor visits offer convenience and often lower costs

Online doctor visits offer convenience and often lower costs. More patients are choosing online consultations for common and minor ailments.
8 technologies revolutionizing health and fitness | MeMD

8 New Technologies Revolutionizing Health and Fitness [Infographic]

It’s time to change the way we approach healthcare and fitness. According to the Centers for Disease Control, four out of five U.S. adults do not meet guidelines for healthy physical activity. Research by...

The Doctor Will See You Now – Online

It's late at night; your child complains of a sore throat and has a mild fever. You've tried, but cannot reach your pediatrician. Do you go to the emergency room, or stay home from...

John Shufeldt Mastermind of MeMD

John Shufeldt, the mastermind behind MeMD, sits down to discuss his revolutionary healthcare service that improves access to medical providers, reduces healthcare costs, and makes the experience of seeing a physician convenient, enjoyable, and...

In The News: House Calls Go High Tech

Doctor's house calls have gone hi-tech. Hundreds of thousands of patients across the United States are now seeing their doctor online. One estimate shows about 400,000 consumers used online medical services last year. Pam Ragland...

Physician Study Finds Similar Outcomes From In-Person, Telehealth Consultations

By Jonathan Field | Managing Editor Thanks to health care reform and technological innovations in the private sector, the telehealth market is booming. And it is having a direct impact on the physician-patient relationship...

Founder of MeMD Puts MBA to Work in Health Care

John Shufeldt is a man with plenty of letters attached to his name: MD, JD, FACEP, MBA; each playing an intricate role to form the businessman and entrepreneur he is today. Shufeldt has...
workplace illness

5 questions about workplace illness

Dr. John Shufeldt | CEO MeMD, LLC Is there a difference between people who don't feel well and think they can work, and those who can't? The difference is probably simply a person's tolerance to adversity...
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After-Hours Access To Primary Care Physicians Linked to Fewer Emergency Room Visits

By Ann S. O'™Malley | Abstract One goal of the Affordable Care Act is to improve patients' access to primary care and the coordination of that care. An important ingredient in achieving that goal...
Why Your Company Needs a Virtual Doctor | Inc. Magazine

Why Your Company Needs a Virtual Doctor

By Jennifer Alsever | Inc. magazine. MeMD was featured in this month's Inc. Magazine. "Telemedicine isn't a new concept, but it has traditionally been reserved for people living in secluded areas of the country where...