Telemedicine

New Year, New Arkansas (state laws)

The New Year seems to have Arkansas state legislatures re-thinking their restricting telemedicine laws. Arkansas Act 203 makes telemedicine more accessible to patients...

NATO Completes Development of Telemedicine Kit

The dual-purpose technology seeks to connect both civilian and military first responders to medical specialists across the globe, providing much-needed aid

Addiction Treatment via Telemedicine

The addiction crisis is rampant in the US, so it's remarkable that an area we've only just begun to explore the uses of telemedicine for is drug addiction.

More Consumers Drawn to Telehealth

Two recently published studies conducted by Harris Poll assess American adults' perceptions of telehealth and telemedicine heading into 2017.

The Impact of Telehealth on Cancer Survivors

Cancer survival rates are at an all-time high, and healthcare providers are encouraging patients to play an active role in managing their care using telehealth.

Telemedicine to help with 24-hour operations at rural hospitals

Hospitals, emergency rooms, and urgent cares in rural areas are finding it more difficult to maintain 24 hour operations, so are turning to telehealth.

Telemedicine at the Forefront of Health Care Delivery

Legislative directives such as the ECHO and Cures Acts signify the commencement of a new chapter for telemedicine in the delivery of health care.

Telehealth ROCKS!

A new grant, titled Telehealth ROCKS, helps connect children in rural areas with developmental disabilities and disorders, to specialists throughout Kansas.

The Pulse of Telehealth: A Year in Review

Telemedicine has seen some remarkable advancements in 2016, here’s a look back to some of our top telehealth stories from this year...

Telehealth shows promise for Parkinson’s patients

A new program could bring telehealth consultations to patients with Parkinson's disease, helping them to connect with specialists across the United States.

Feel Better this Holiday/Flu Season

Cold symptoms are common this time of year, and can keep us - and our wallets - from enjoying the holidays. Luckily, telehealth services may offer a cure.

ECHO Act Paves the Way for Telemedicine

A new milestone was reached today as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the first standalone telemedicine bill ever to receive a recorded vote on the floor.

A Touchdown for Telehealth

The official hospital for the Houston Texans, an NFL team, will begin a pilot program using telemedicine for concussion treatment of students.

4 Questions with MeMD’s Jennifer McClendon, PA-C

Long-time MeMD provider McClendon, PA-C answers questions about the practicality and usability of telemedicine for patients and providers.

Rising Premiums May Catalyze Telemedicine Utilization

The fourth open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act has arrived; with it comes a sharp increase in premiums for those with marketplace coverage.

Accepting Telemedicine Without Exception

An increasing number of private insurers are paying for telemedicine, a trend gaining traction which experts say will boost utilization of the service.

Telemedicine & The Triage Pyramid [Infographic]

Patient medical care can be depicted by a pyramid with three levels: Primary Care/Urgent Care, Specialists/Hospitalization, and Long Term care - should a fourth be added?

Telemedicine for Chronic Gastrointestinal Disease Management

As telemedicine continues to become more mainstream, more and more applications which enable patients to reduce the amount of time spent traveling to a doctor’s office are being implemented. For some, these applications are...

Telemedicine: A Unique Opportunity to Combat Addiction

“I am asking for your help to solve an urgent health crisis facing America: the opioid epidemic.” Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the U.S. Earlier this year, these words were included in a letter...

AR Saves Stroke Patients with Telemedicine

Strict on telemedicine Arkansas has recently been making the news for a positive reason - a statewide telemedicine program that focuses on stroke patients.