Telemedicine

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.

Telemedicine Services for Those Who Serve

Recently the U.S. Department of Defense issued a memorandum that effectively changed the Military Health System (MHS) policy on telemedicine.

Evaluating Telemedicine

From simple evaluations of lower acuity ailments like the flu – to life-threatening ailments like strokes – telemedicine is changing the healthcare system.

Telehealth Utilization in the Workplace

Telemedicine services are gaining rapid popularity with employers looking to optimize the throughput of their workforce by offering the health benefit.

Arkansas Lagging on the Telehealth Front

While progress has been made in Arkansas regarding telemedicine legislation, barriers still exist and continue to cause a headache for telehealth advocates.

ED, UC, PCP or .COM

Treatment in urgent care centers and primary care clinics may be less costly than in emergency departments, but telemedicine can prove more convenient.

Telehealth Traverses the Globe

Threats like Zika and cancer are swiftly being addressed by telemedicine programs which target near-inaccessible populations across the globe.

Quick, Virtual Care Continues to Gain Acceptance

In recent weeks, telehealth has seen more acceptance from some previously rigid states regarding telemedicine regulations.

Reducing Readmission, Length of Stay & Cost of Care

Telemedicine is one solution that can assist this effort, and virtual consultations are a tool that can be used to prevent readmission rates and reduce costs.

Telemedicine – A New Approach to Prison Health Care

In an effort to mitigate the rising costs of detaining individuals within state-run correctional facilities, many states have begun turning to telemedicine.

Expanding Education through Telemedicine

A Military Hospital is using telemedicine as a training platform; connecting students to top professors, and hospitals to countries with advanced telehealth...

Propagating at the Pace of Progress

As broadband internet access expands, and speeds increased, more and more patients will have access to real-time healthcare in the form of telehealth.

Telemedicine, Dementia, And Antipsychotics

Nearly 47.5 million people are suffering from dementia and every year there are approximately 7.7 million new cases. Elderly individuals with dementia are often times taken care of in nursing homes, where antipsychotic medications...

Indian Health Service Turns to Telehealth to Improve Access to Care

Indian Health Service (IHS) seeks to utilize telehealth technology to expand access to care for over 130,000 Native Americans in the Great Plains system.

Telehealth Training to Improve Access to Autism Services

Telemedicine has improved access to care for both low acuity ailments and chronic conditions, and continues to help underserved populations receive essential medical care. One population that could begin to see the benefit of...

School’s Out, Telemed-is-in! [Infographic]

This infographic summarizes the 7 most common summer health concerns and travel medications that you can use to stay healthy this summer while vacationing.