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Telehealth Market Value to Reach $1.5 Trillion in Five Years

In fewer than five years, mHealth markets related to telemedicine will be worth a projected $1.5 trillion.<p>With more than seven billion smartphones …

MobiHealthNews

Babyscripts, a virtual care platform specializing in obstetrics management, announced today the acquisition of the provider-delivered pregnancy app …

Social media platforms used to monitor HIV risk, other medical issues

The use of social media with real-time capability could one day be used to track drug and medical issues, hopefully able to prevent medical …

Use of telehealth network can boost care, study says

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services changed its 2014 fee schedule to encourage more telehealth practices.<p>WASHINGTON — Using a remote expert to oversee intensive-care units decreases mortality and decreases the amount of time people spend in hospitals, according to a study released …

Telehealth: small scale initiatives can reduce costs and help patients

Successes include 45% drops in hospital admissions, 30% reductions in length-of-stay and 60% fewer bed days<p>Despite the academic rubbishing of Telehealth by the negative reports on the Telehealth Whole Systems Demonstrator, there are a number of small scale telehealth initiatives which announce …

Telehealth won't improve care, say GPs

In the survey of 316 GPs, 61% said telehealth did not have the potential to improve the care they gave to patients, with a further 17% unsure.<p>Only …

Radiation Therapy

Will 2014 be the year telehealth comes of age?

Just as we get used to writing 2013, 2014 is with us. But ratherthan looking back at a year that brought huge reform, huge headlines and huge change, I thought I'd look forward to what the coming 12 months may bring.<p>We know the current model of healthcare isn't sustainable. As we recently heard …