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NATO Partners With Russia and Creates Remote Medical Service System

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia are working together to develop a Telemedical system for multinational use. The plan is to put together a system with an international network of medical specialists from all areas of study, with the goal of increasing survival rates...

Apple Introduces New Potential Healthcare Product

Apple has always been one of the most successful players in the digital and electronic industry. Now, they are looking to become an influence in healthcare. Recently, rumors have been floating around about a device that will revolutionize the healthcare system: an iWatch. “Apple is...

LA Billionaire Changing Healthcare

Patrick Soon-Shiong of Los Angeles, CA, has reinvented the world of healthcare. Combining technology and science, Soon-Shiong has developed a complex, but brilliant idea of how to treat lung cancer. His project, which is mostly privately-funded, “aims to link supercomputers, super-fast data networks; personal monitoring...

Telemedicine Available in Space!

NASA has created a “humanoid robot” to use the practice Telemedicine for emergencies in space. This $2.5 million project will allow astronauts to receive medical care while they are in space, through Telemedicine technology back on earth. Here’s how it works: “Robonaut 2, which has a...

Access to Health Records Online Draws In Patients

The healthcare world is slowly adapting to the digital era by providing patients online access to their healthcare records. Some physicians are concerned about inaccurate interpretations of their notes. Other concerns are hackers accessing such private records. However, a recent study concluded...

Read Your MRI Scan on Google

Researchers at John Hopkins University built a digital library allowing doctors full access to images of patients’ brains, both normal and abnormal. It allows doctors to compare another patient’s brain that has been treated or diagnosed, to their current patient. For example, doctors can see...

The Future of Telehealth

In the last few years with the surge of popularity in the technology industry, Telehealth has become one of the latest trends in healthcare, especially for top investors. The future is looking bright for this up and coming trend. According to IHS technology, the...

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...

Are you in touch with your health through your cell phone?

February is National Heart Awareness Month. It is a time to recognize the fact that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women. Patients can have more healthier lifestyles with their cell phones: "a study revealed that mobile app...

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...