Telemedicine

Examining Telehealth Pilots for Drug Treatment Programs

A new substance abuse program will use telehealth to provide services to drug and alcohol abusers who live in remote areas.

So you’ve chosen telehealth – now what?

So you’ve decided to see a doctor online, but you have a few questions before your consultation begins. Here, we answer some of the most common questions...

Study Reports International Success with Telehealth Initiative

Researchers examining the implications of telehealth across the world have found programs to be successful due to an increasing shortage of skilled physicians.

Is telemedicine right for you – right now?

It can be a quick, affordable and convenient solution for many patients. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself if you are considering seeing a doctor online ...

Telehealth Redefining Worker’s Comp

Companies with rural employees have begun to introduce telemedicine in an effort to receive faster treatment for employees, while also lowering the costs.

Telemedicine Used to Perform Retinopathy Screenings in Premature Babies

Using telemedicine to identify conditions like ROP holds promise for rural communities or developing countries that have limited access to ophthalmologists.

Veterans Affairs Continue to Experience Positive Telemedicine Outcomes

Telehealth programs are currently working as a solution for the VA for numerous reasons, and they continue to be an excellent advocate for its effectiveness.

Sleeping Easier with Telehealth

An estimated 12 million people in the US suffer from sleep apnea. In an attempt to help these patients sleep better, researchers have been conducting at-home sleep studies using telemedicine.

The Fitness App Battle Begins with Apple’s HealthKit and Google Fit

Get your phones ready - the development of health programs by both Apple and Google will soon give people the ability to track and improve their health.

Telehealth Helps Send Patients to Specialists

If patients can be encouraged to seek care from a specialist when their condition is in its early states, telemedicine will help reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and healthcare costs.

U.S. Medical Boards Adopt Uniform Telemedicine Guidelines

Its something that everyone involved in telemedicine awaited for many years: a set of federal telemedicine policies. Previously, every state had its own set of regulations for the practice of telemedicine, but this posed...

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...