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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.
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.
Hospitals, emergency rooms, and urgent cares in rural areas are finding it more difficult to maintain 24 hour operations, so are turning to telehealth.
A new grant, titled Telehealth ROCKS, helps connect children in rural areas with developmental disabilities and disorders, to specialists throughout Kansas.
Telemedicine has seen some remarkable advancements in 2016, here’s a look back to some of our top telehealth stories from this year...
A new program could bring telehealth consultations to patients with Parkinson's disease, helping them to connect with specialists across the United States.
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.
Long-time MeMD provider McClendon, PA-C answers questions about the practicality and usability of telemedicine for patients and providers.
An increasing number of private insurers are paying for telemedicine, a trend gaining traction which experts say will boost utilization of the service.
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?
As telemedicine continues to become more mainstream, more and more applications which enable patients to reduce the amount of time spent traveling to a...
“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...
Strict on telemedicine Arkansas has recently been making the news for a positive reason - a statewide telemedicine program that focuses on stroke patients.
From simple evaluations of lower acuity ailments like the flu – to life-threatening ailments like strokes – telemedicine is changing the healthcare system.
Telemedicine services are gaining rapid popularity with employers looking to optimize the throughput of their workforce by offering the health benefit.
While progress has been made in Arkansas regarding telemedicine legislation, barriers still exist and continue to cause a headache for telehealth advocates.
Treatment in urgent care centers and primary care clinics may be less costly than in emergency departments, but telemedicine can prove more convenient.
Threats like Zika and cancer are swiftly being addressed by telemedicine programs which target near-inaccessible populations across the globe.
In recent weeks, telehealth has seen more acceptance from some previously rigid states regarding telemedicine regulations.
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.