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Telehealth Reaching A Younger Audience

With today’s debate of healthcare affordable healthcare access, younger Americans, who have been the least likely to use the healthcare care system, are turning more to Telehealth services. According to a recent study by RAND corporation, “The people who are attracted to this type of...

Senate Majority Leaders Start Committee To Improve Healthcare Delivery

Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, two former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders, along with former Senator John Breaux, have developed the Alliance for Virtual Care Management, "to promote policy reform around Telehealth and remote patient monitoring." This will continue to promote the important component of Telehealth...

The New Stomach Smart Health Care

The doctor can see you now, and literally see your whole body from the comfort of his smart-phone. The smart pill system; a new form of medical technology, allows a sensor to be ingested into your body, sending signals to your doctor's smart-phone, informing them...

Do You have COPD and a Smart-Phone?

The American Lung Association reports that over 12 million adults in the US suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD patients with smartphones are in luck. You can now be informed if the environment you are in is safe for your condition. A recent...

Take Your Vision Test on Your iPhone!

Patients no longer need to travel to the doctor and wait countless minutes for their annual vision test. They can now complete this daunting task out of the comfort of their own home using an iPhone. The company, Virtual Art and Science, developed the Federal...

Telemedicine Now Available At Some Elementary Schools

South Carolina is pushing an affordable, accessible health care plan to elementary schools. Chester Park Elementary, located in Chester County South Carolina, has adopted a Telemedicine program to help get sick kids back into the classroom in a more productive and timely manner. After a...

Telemedicine Can Help Patients Lower Their Blood Pressure

Patients with high blood pressure know how important it is to be involved in a care program to control their hypertension. A recent study showed that with the use of telemedicine and the improved health care technology, patients seem to be motivated to better manage...

Telemedicine Services Expanded By USDA with $16 million grant

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture announced the funding of $16 million in grants dedicated to expand distance learning and telemedicine services. This will provide healthcare access to millions of residents in rural areas through telecommunication improvements, and will include expanded educational opportunities for...

Telestroke Saving Millions of Lives

Telestroke is saving the lives of millions of individuals providing fast and accurate care, which is hard to find even in emergency rooms today. “Stroke patients living in rural areas who receive care via a Telestroke network see, on average, nearly $1,500 in lower costs...