‘Jipmer-Sri Lanka pact will be a game changer for telemedicine’

Jipmer expects to play a pivotal role in the field of telemedicine under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sri Lanka to …


Ringing in the New Year With New Medicare Payment Rates for Physicians, Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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Health Care

Study shows telemedicine potential in EDs

Researchers found door-to-provider time was shorter for telemedicine patients in emergency departments.

Health Care

Telehealth gives rural Missouri more access to health care

With a population just shy of 5,000, the town of St. Robert lies just south of the heart of Missouri. It's one of the many rural towns in the state …

Health Care

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering — VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal — UnitedHealthcare, Dexcom tackle diabetes management

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This Surprising State Is Leading the Country in Virtual Health

Willie Reeves sags into his couch in the house he rebuilt himself after it burned down two decades ago. The 71-year-old has worn many hats in the …

Health Care

DoD takes steps to expand use of telehealth services

The Department of Defense is expanding its ability to deliver telehealth services to active duty military personnel, veteran and their families by …

Department of Veterans Affairs

How Telehealth Is Changing the Future of Transgender Healthcare

Transgender patients often travel long distances and pay more for less-than-competent medical care. But as doctors embrace virtual treatment models, those problems may soon be obsolete.<p>M, who is non-binary and transgender, first sought care for gender dysphoria at their local Planned Parenthood …

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What to Do if You Have the Flu

Stay home. Stay hydrated. Stay in bed.vladans/iStock Flu season is upon us, which means emergency departments all over the globe are dealing with an …


FDA clears Masimo's Rad-97 pulse oximeter

The FDA grants 501(k) clearance for Masimo's (MASI +0.2%) RAD-97 Pulse CO-Oximeter. The compact unit combines connectivity and communications …



One NASA comm system doesn't just enable data from spacecraft to reach Earth – it provides internet and even telemedicine to researchers at the South …

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Telemedicine and school nurse combo cut asthma ER visits - Futurity

Making sure kids get their asthma medication on a consistent basis can be tricky, but a combination of telemedicine and involving schools could be a …

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Digital Health Year in Review: 2017 Trends and Looking Ahead to 2018

Introduction<p>Throughout 2017, the health care and life science industries experienced a widespread proliferation of digital health innovation that …


Preventive Health Services Act Bill Makes Telehealth Legislation More Appealing

One of the challenges to increasing Medicare coverage of telehealth services is amending the statutory language in the (42 U.S.C. § 1395m) to remove …


Telemedicine: What's All the Buzz?

You've probably heard the term "telemedicine." You may be wondering what it really is, and what it means to you and your health care. Is it going to …

Health Care

Telemedicine platform with vets aims to save money, get good care for pets

A two-year-old yellow Labrador dog was the inspiration behind an innovative new startup that connects veterinarians with pet owners through video chat.<p>In fact, Bo is chief inspiration officer for Healthy Pets, which is based out of the Accelerator Centre in Waterloo, Ont.<p>"We're an online …

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Doctor on Demand Stats Offer Insight Into Telmedicine Trends

Posted on January 5, 2018 I Written By <b>Anne Zieger</b><p>Anne Zieger is veteran healthcare consultant and analyst with 20 years of industry experience. …

Medical Technology

InTouch Health acquiring TruClinic to expand direct-to-consumer telehealth service

InTouch Health, which markets an enterprise telehealth platform, will acquire TruClinic, which specializes in direct-to-consumer online virtual care. …

Medical Technology

Pending law could expand use of VA telemedicine services

Legislation to remove current restrictions on the use of telemedicine within the Department of Veterans Affairs is close to becoming law.<p>Under …


This HoloLens App Brings Doctors To Life-Threatening Situations

<b>HoloLens takes doctors to you.</b><p>What if a doctor miles away could save your life? That’s the idea behind Nomadeec — a HoloLens telemedicine app French …

Augmented Reality

Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?

Support the news<p>Telemedicine isn't just for rural areas without a lot of doctors anymore.<p>In the last few years, urban areas all over the country have …

Health Care

Telemedicine is vital in space, but soon Earthlings will benefit too

Telemedicine will always be vital for space travel, with astronauts needing to access treatment from a doctor thousands of kilometres away on Earth. …

Digital Health

Technology and Trends in the Healthcare Industry, Part I: The Risks and Rewards of Remote Medicine

Article ByJamie E. BrodOgletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.Our InsightsSick days are built in to nearly every workforce. As employers are …


Study: 8 in 10 consumers unaware of telehealth care

Dive Brief:<p>Despite growing adoption of telehealth by providers, many consumers still don’t know how to access those services or if their insurer pays …

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How to Choose the Right Telemedicine Solutions for Your Hospital

Shopping for telemedicine solutions can be equally exciting and daunting. With so many options and potentially limited funds, it requires staff and …

Medical Technology

Health IT Leaders Spending On Security, Not AI And Wearables

Posted on December 18, 2017 I Written By <b>Anne Zieger</b><p>Anne Zieger is a healthcare journalist who has written about the industry for 30 years. Her work …

Digital Health

A Case for an Exception to the FCC Rule: Vulnerable Populations and Telemedicine

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to remove regulations that prohibit providers from blocking websites or charging …


Commentary: The Top 3 Digital Health Trends to Watch In 2018

Digital health broke out in 2017. We saw more investment than ever before: Over $4.7 billion flowed into a record number of companies. While these …

Digital Health

Healthcare organizations voice worry over end of net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission vote on Thursday to roll back regulations that uphold net neutrality has some healthcare organizations …