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Doctor Video Consultations On The Rise With Telemedicine Expansion

Patient consultations with their doctors using video technology are on the rise. According to Parks Associates, “The number of doctor-patient video consultations will nearly triple from this year to the next, from 5.7 million in 2014 to over 16 million in 2015, and will exceed...

Will Apple iWatch redefine mHealth?

Apple just released its latest round of products and seems to be jumping feet first into the healthcare field with the Apple iWatch. Is this an advancement for the digital health field, or just a new, fun gizmo for the tech junkie? It is undeniable that, the...

Medication Now Prescribed Via Telemedicine

You no longer have to go to your doctor to obtain prescription medication, like antibiotics, and then go to a pharmacy to have the prescription filled. Instead, you can have your antibiotics delivered to you without leaving the comfort of your home. A recent study...

Telehealth and the Triple Aim

This year we have seen measurable changes in healthcare and healthcare IT that are lowering costs and expanding the digital market. A recent report from Deloitte Consulting shows that “As eVisits are proven and adopted in the developed world, and as the necessary infrastructure is...

5 Ways How Mobile Health Can Change Healthcare

Mobile Health (mHealth) is changing the world of healthcare today, truly embracing the digital spectrum. Here are 5 ways: 1. Mobile real-time HCAHPS surveys: The government has instituted a survey system for all hospital patients describing their satisfaction. However, there is a huge delay of the...

Medical Practices Using Telemedicine To Reduce Healthcare Costs

With the rising price of healthcare delivery, telemedicine technology offers small and mid-sized healthcare practices a way to find operating new efficiency while extending the reach of care. Recently, The Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology conducted hearings to examine how Telemedicine technology is...

Online Doctor Visits A Plus for Healthcare

Telemedicine is being enthusiastically embraced by insurance companies and healthcare providers alike. Online doctor visits are being made available to 4 million patients by Well Point this month, and Aetna will increase access their Telemedicine program to 8 million patients from the 3 million currently...

Your Boss Wants Online Doctors

In order for people to see their doctors these days, it generally means taking time off from work . . . and usually not just an hour or two. In many cases employees need to take a half-day or even a full-day off, depending on company...

Telemedicine Technology: Changing Healthcare Delivery

With the rapid expansion in healthcare technology, hospitals around the world are adapting their patient services and healthcare delivery to take full advantage of new devices. “RP-VITA,” a robot that is able to visit patients in a hospital enabling a doctor to remotely obtain a...

Benefits of Telemedicine Clear In Eye Exams For Premature Babies

A recent study showed the benefits of telemedicine are clear for premature babies when it comes to eye exams. The study reports that Telemedicine technology can be used to identify newborn babies who need specialized medical treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), which is a...