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The Critical Role of Objective Patient Data in Telehealth and Beyond

With advances in mobile devices, wearable sensors and A.I., telehealth providers have access to a massive amount of objective patient data, with more coming in the months and years ahead...

MeMD Discusses Benefits of Mandating Telemedicine Coverage with Phoenix Business Journal

The Phoenix Business Journal talked with numerous industry insiders and local business leaders, including MeMD CEO Dr. John Shufeldt, to determine where businesses are focusing their efforts, and the changes they are hoping to achieve...

South Carolina Expands Telehealth Laws to Include Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice...

As telehealth continues to grow in popularity, state governments are taking notice. South Carolina is one of many states that has expanded state telehealth laws over the past three years, allowing doctor-patient relationships to be established virtually...

New Arkansas Law Helps Residents Maximize Convenience of Telemedicine Services

The state of Arkansas just took a giant leap forward in enabling residents to take full advantage of telemedicine and virtual care by passing new legislation effective January 1, 2018...

Fall Reminder: Get Your Flu Shots!

The CDC estimates that about 40,000 people die annually from influenza and its related complications in the US, so getting a flu shot can literally be lifesaving...

Groundbreaking Telehealth Initiatives for Veterans

A new initiative, Anywhere to Anywhere VA Health Care, would further expand telehealth technology and mobile apps to connect more veterans with providers.

Growing Pains in Telemedicine

As the telehealth industry continues to gain momentum, it has been met with some growing pains, one of the most overlooked being an internet connection...

Yee-Haw! Some major updates are coming to Texas Telemedicine Laws

Texas has notoriously been one of the stricter states in terms of telemedicine, but a new law, SB 1107, outlines guidelines for how telemedicine can operate in the state.

Cost-Savings of Telemedicine [Infographic]

Discover the cost-benefit of using tele-emergency to avoid patient transfers from rural hospitals in our latest infographic...

Telehealth Legislative Update: HEART Act

The Helping Expand Access to Rural Telehealth (HEART) Act aims to improve access to telehealth services in rural areas by expanding Medicare programs.

Telemedicine & Genetic Counseling

Telemedicine seeks to offset America’s genetic counselor shortage by improving access to, and timeliness of, genetic counseling via virtual consultations...

Tele-Nicotine

Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death. As one pilot program has shown, telemedicine could help current smokers to kick their smoking habit...

Telehealth Legislative Update: CHRONIC Care Act of 2017

The newly reintroduced CHRONIC Care Act of 2017 seeks to establish federal standards for telemedicine reimbursement and expand chronic care services...

Telehealth Executives Enthusiastic about Industry Growth

Findings from the American Telemedicine Association’s 2017 Telemedicine Executive Leadership Survey were overwhelmingly reassuring for telehealth advocates.

Telemedicine for Concussion Evaluation

A telemedicine pilot program looks promising for concussion evaluation among athletes who were studied by remote neurologists and onsite caregivers.

Telemedicine to CONNECT Multiple Sclerosis Patients with Care

CONNECT-MS, a new pilot program, will follow MS patients for one year to determine if telemedicine could be beneficial to patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

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.

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.