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Telehealth Follow-Up Satisfies Patients

When it comes to follow-up care, the method of Telehealth is the most satisfying to patients, especially for those who live in rural areas and have limited access to a local healthcare provider. According to iHealth Beat, “90 percent of patients said they were...

Using mHealth to Manage Your Diabetes

More than eight percent of the U.S. population is affected by diabetes. This is especially prevalent in the older generation, especially with Type 2 diabetes, and other chronic conditions affecting them. But with the new developments in the mobile health industry, the care for diabeties...

An App to Detect Skin Cancer

The smart-phone age has truly taken a hold of technology today. Yes, there is now an app for just about everything. A University of Houston professor recently developed an app that can detect skin caner. Dr. George Zouridakis’, PhD, app, “DermoScreen,” “must be attached to...

Top Tech Companies Becoming Top Leaders in Digital Health

Along with Apple and their new product developments, including the supposed “i-watch” with their new platform, “Healthbook,” Samsung, Google, Panasonic, and Intel are now joining the digital health sphere. Google: Along with the new hit “Google Glass,” Google really does want to help you...

Why mHealth is Important For Hospitals

The latest surge of digital health including, Telehealth, Telemedicine, Telepsychology and Mobile Health are slowly becoming a part of all hospitals and medical practices. However, everyone needs to adapt to this new form of technology as it is positively changing the world of healthcare. ...

Telehealth Improving Satisfaction of Chronic Disease Patients

A recent study showed that patients suffering from chronic diseases, such as depression, anxiety, and or hypertension showed significant improvements after receiving Telehealth treatment. The results of the study showed satisfied patients, as well as follows: “While the patient benefits of Telehealth meetings are obvious,...

Wearable Technology Gets Push From Affordable Care Act

The new trend in mHealth, Telemedicine, and Telehealth is wearable technology. Yes, it’s a new form of clothing that has health benefits and can transmit signals to your doctor. “Technology experts suggest that the federal law may have an unexpected effect of pushing people toward...

National Public Radio Features Talk on Telepsychiatry

“Twenty-eight counties across the state do not have a single psychiatrist. And that's despite the fact that in recent years, North Carolina ERs have seen an increase in reported admissions of patients diagnosed with mental health, developmental disability or substance abuse problems.” North Carolina is...

Telehealth Coming To Alaska

A new bill being pushed in Alaska will allow Alaskan physicians to prescribe medication over the phone and/or videoconference. This can be allowed for a completely new patient who has never even seen the doctor face-to-face. “The measure’s aim is to enable patients “to obtain...