Telemedicine

Antibiotic Resistance: Can This Global Threat Be Contained?

A global study shows resistance to once helpful antibiotics is causing more deaths each year. According to the CDC, drug resistant germs infect about ...

Home Healthcare Market Expansion [Infographic]

This infographic takes a look at the different types of home healthcare devices, and why they are becoming so popular.

Sports Medicine Introduces Telehealth Solutions

Advances in telemedicine will hopefully lead to earlier detection of serious concussions, and rapid diagnoses for other issues like fractures or sprains.

Clinic Opportunities with Telehealth Platforms

Urgent cares and private practices across the U.S. are seeing the benefits that come with implementing telehealth solutions.

U.S. Telehealth Programs Beginning to Combat Diabetes

State telemedicine programs are attempting to help reduce hospitalizations associated with diabetes and promote active and productive lifestyles.

Google Glass: Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and Technology

Researchers are already assessing Glass’ effectiveness in healthcare settings, and results look promising for both patients and providers.

School-Based Telehealth Keeps Kids in Class

Technology continues to shape the way children learn and communicate; now, it can also be used to keep them healthy.

Healthcare Costs [Infographic]

This infographic shows the different options available for patients and providers when choosing how to obtain and deliver medical care as well as the costs associated with different types of medical care.

Reducing Nursing Home Hospitalizations with Telehealth

According to a study from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), more than half of all hospitalizations that occur in nursing home patients are unnecessary. In a year-long investigation with eleven nursing...
Veterans Affairs Fueling Telemedicine Ventures

Veterans Affairs Fueling Telemedicine Ventures

The positive impact of telemedicine on veterans has been steadily growing over the past decade. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 600,000 veterans used telemedicine programs in 2013, and the use...
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Pediatric Applications in Telehealth [Infographic]

Telehealth has many applications in different healthcare settings. One of the most recent developments surrounds the field of pediatrics. Parents spend a large chunk of their time, money, and effort in taking their children...
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Tele-what? Interpreting Different Forms of Telemedicine

As telemedicine gains global awareness, it is important to understand the different forms it can take. The four major groups that fall under the umbrella term “telemedicine” are...
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Alleviating Worldwide Health Crises with Telehealth

Among the long list of issues healthcare administrators face across the world, the aging population and rise of chronic diseases are the most pressing concerns. The push to change our approach to healthcare has...
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Exciting Telehealth Market Projections for 2018

With the rise of technology and internet-based services, people are beginning to take advantage of the benefits that telehealth provides. Statistics show that the number of telehealth visits requested is projected to grow from 350,000 in 2013 to...
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The Rise of Technology and the Fall of Traditional Medical Devices

Stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, and thermometers… some experts predict these tools will no longer be of use to medical providers in the future with the emergence of new medical technologies.
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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.
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4 New Medical Technologies for 2014

Technology and medicine seem to go hand-in-hand in today’s market. New inventions have made it possible to streamline medical treatments and make healthcare accessible. Here are 4 innovative and promising technologies projected to expand...
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The Implementation of Telehealth Into Health Plans [Infographic]

We thought it might be helpful to explain why health plans are beginning to implement telehealth into their systems. Take a look at this infographic for some helpful information.
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Risk Management in Telehealth Practice

E-healthcare has emerged as an increasingly appealing tool for supplying medical treatment. However, as with any method of healthcare delivery, telemedicine has its own risks of which providers should be aware.
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Still Not Convinced About Joining Telehealth? Read This!

The answers to five of the most frequently asked questions medical providers have when deciding if telemedicine is for them.