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Use of Telemedicine Discussed at House of Representatives Meeting

At June 17th’s United States House of Representatives meeting, Rep. Glenn Thompson (Pennsylvania), discussed the importance of Telemedicine to the Department of Defense. “Mr. Speaker, dating back to 2011, I introduced the Service member Telemedicine and E-Health Portability, or STEP, Act. This legislation allows health...

Google Now Joining The Digital Health Industry

Admist all the rumors, Google has recently announced they are joining the digital health industry with the new Google Fit, Google’s new digital health platform. “According to Forbes, Google Fit will be able to collect health data from different wearables and interface with Google's cloud-based...

SnapMD’s Big Push at ATA Summit 2014

SnapMD, the leading private-label enterprise telemedicine software company announced today that it will attend and exhibit at this years American Telemedicine Association Summit in Baltimore. “SnapMD firmly believes that healthcare, and how it is delivered, should be driven by healthcare providers. Our job is to provide tools to...

Pharmacy and Mobile Health

Two hot topics in the healthcare world today are pharmacy and mobile health. Now you ask: how do these two relate? Pharmacies are working together with Telemedicine and Telehealth companies to bring the pharmacy to your smart phone: this could be the key to...

Telehealth Boosts Eye Disease Diagnoses In Diabetes Patients

Without Telehealth, many diabetes patients would go without a diagnosis and treatment from a rare eye disease. However, a recent study according to the Veterans Health Administration showed that Telemedicine technology can now diagnose specific eye conditions in patients with diabetes. “The VHA researchers evaluated...

Telmedicine Helping Schools Assess Concussions

Schools in rural areas have a bit of an issue when it comes to immediate healthcare. However, Telemedicine can change this. Imagine being the parent of a football player who has recently suffered a huge concussion, but you are located in a rural area and...

Mobile Health Helps Battle Hospital Acquired Infections

The recent surge and usage of digital health has now helped hospitals battle HAI’s (Hospital Acquired Infections.) Hospitals across the country are developing mobile health tools including monitoring programs and zapping robots to invade and conquer these infections. “According to the World Health...

Apple Taking Over Health and Fitness in Mobile Health World

Apple has had many rumors circulating about the next big thing, including another edition of an iPhone and the latest iWatch craze. However, this time, the health phase is real. Apple has launched a new health platform called HealthKit. As the company spokesperson writes, “This...

Proteus Smart Pill Is Beneficial To Your Health

The trend right now in the digital health and Telemedicine world is a “smart pill.” “Several have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including a transponder containing a person’s medical history that is injected under the skin, a camera pill that can search...

Foreign Prisons Becoming Telemedicine Friendly

Medical care in prisons has always been a tough issue, especially in foreign countries. However, with the new trend of Telemedicine and Telehealth, prison systems all over the world now have a wider and more affordable access to healthcare. A prison in India is looking...