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Use of Telemedicine Technology Curbs Spread of Flu

With flu season well underway, everyone knows someone who is, or has been recently infected.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has already declared the illness to be at epidemic status with 43 states reporting either high to widespread flu activity. And while doctors...

SnapMD: Reducing Cost and Readmissions

Readers Write: Review of the mHealth Summit Review of the mHealth Summit By Norman Volsky [ Full article: http://histalk2.com/2014/12/17/readers-write-review-of-the-mhealth-summit/ ]   Changing Patient Behavior Many companies are trying to change a patient’s behavior and inspire them to participate in their own rescue. If you can change a patient’s behavior that resulted...

The VA’s Place in Telemedicine

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) signed into law by President Obama in 2010 represents the single most significant overhaul to the American healthcare system since the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid back in 1965. The ACA, commonly referred to as Obamacare, remains a highly contested...

SnapMD and Tiger Hill Healthcare form Strategic Partnership

Telemedicine Software Provider Aligns with Global Healthcare Business-Building Firm SnapMD, a leading private-label enterprise telemedicine technology company, today announced it has completed a strategic relationship with Tiger Hill Healthcare, a global business-building firm focused on healthcare innovation. The alignment of the two companies will further drive...

PreDiabetes Centers Launches Virtual Care Management

PRWEB.COM Newswire, Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, a leading provider of prediabetes testing and treatment, will roll out a new program that offers clients direct in-home access to the prediabetes physician and health coach using a web-based video conferencing system, which allows clients...

Telehealth and Telemedicine Preferred by the “Modern” Patient

A recent study published in Telemedicine and e-Health, reports that “most patients are likely to be accepting of telehealth care in the home that utilizes video and that most have the required technology to access video calls.”  Of the patients surveyed, 38% percent expressed that...

Doctor Video Consultations On The Rise With Telemedicine Expansion

Patient consultations with their doctors using video technology are on the rise. According to Parks Associates, “The number of doctor-patient video consultations will nearly triple from this year to the next, from 5.7 million in 2014 to over 16 million in 2015, and will exceed...

Will Apple iWatch redefine mHealth?

Apple just released its latest round of products and seems to be jumping feet first into the healthcare field with the Apple iWatch. Is this an advancement for the digital health field, or just a new, fun gizmo for the tech junkie? It is undeniable that, the...

Medication Now Prescribed Via Telemedicine

You no longer have to go to your doctor to obtain prescription medication, like antibiotics, and then go to a pharmacy to have the prescription filled. Instead, you can have your antibiotics delivered to you without leaving the comfort of your home. A recent study...

Telehealth and the Triple Aim

This year we have seen measurable changes in healthcare and healthcare IT that are lowering costs and expanding the digital market. A recent report from Deloitte Consulting shows that “As eVisits are proven and adopted in the developed world, and as the necessary infrastructure is...