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Patient-centered Care Naturally Moving Towards Telemedicine

Telemedicine will just be a common form of medical practice in years to come. “Father of Telmedicine,” Jay Sanders, M.D., says, “What the present technology affords the physician is an ability to better evaluate their patient in the patient setting, not in the doctor setting....

Telehealth Arises in South Korea Market

South Korea has recently begun to adapt the practice of Telmedicine and Telehealth. On March 24, 2014, the South Korean Cabinet passed a bill, allowing doctors to utilize Telehealth technology to diagnose and treat remote patients. Prior to this, Telehealth practices were illegal. South Korea...

Telepsychiatry Improving Life With ADHD

Telemedicine is not only supporting patients with small symptoms, but also those with emotional needs. In a recent Telepsychiatry trial, online therapy proved successful for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a lifelong condition and Telepsychiatry is a cost-effective, personal way to...

New App Helps Military Families Through Tough Times

The new psychological trend in digital/mHealth helps out military families when they are on the constant move. Dr. Kelly Blasko, psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, along with the hit children’s show, “Sesame Street,” have partnered together to create an app,...

Drug Delivery Through A Microchip

Yes, it’s what all Telemedicine and mHealth doctors/investors have been waiting for: the delivery of drugs from a microchip. According to the company, “MicroCHIPS’,” “the product is an implantable, wirelessly controlled and programmable, microchip-based drug delivery device. The device is implanted under the skin in...

Telemedicine Tips For Senior Care

When it comes to the world of telemedicine, the most patients are senior citizens who can’t travel long distances to doctors’ appointments and hospital visits. Here are 5 tips on why Telemedicine is so important: 1. Telemedicine Gives You Greater Access To Healthcare:...

Telemedicine With Selfies?

Selfies, the popular photo trend afflicting teens today, is now becoming a tool to help many of those same teens address another affliction, acne. San Diego dermatologist, David Lortscher, recently started his own dermatology company, called “Pocket Derm.” Patients complete their medical history online, and...

Telemedical Robots New Trend In Rural Areas

Many Telemedicine companies have software on computers and phones, but the new trend is actual robots. For patients in rural areas who do not have access to doctors, Telemedical robots, projecting an image of the doctor’s face, standing about five feet tall. “When a doctor...

Telemedicine Use High For Nighttime Patient Admissions

A new study suggested that nighttime would be one of the most useful times to use Telemedicine at hospitals, as “Telemedicine is most effective when applied where physician resources are scarce, patient care is time sensitive and service volume may distributed across a network.” As...