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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The New Stomach Smart Health Care

The doctor can see you now, and literally see your whole body from the comfort of his smart-phone. The smart pill system; a new form of medical technology, allows a sensor to be ingested into your body, sending signals to your doctor's smart-phone, informing them...

Do You have COPD and a Smart-Phone?

The American Lung Association reports that over 12 million adults in the US suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD patients with smartphones are in luck. You can now be informed if the environment you are in is safe for your condition. A recent...