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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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, 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...

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.