There's a strong connection between the Mayo Clinic and telemedicine.

The Mayo Clinic and Telemedicine: Video Conferencing Is Reducing ICU Mortalities

Patients at the Mayo Clinic’s network of Intensive Care Units now have an extra pair of expert eyes watching over them as they recover. The world-renowned research and treatment facility has built...
An online mental health assessment could make it easier to get mental health support.

An Online Mental Health Assessment Can Now Take Place Via Video Conferencing

Every citizen charged with a crime has the right to a legal defense. When that future defendant suffers from mental health issues, that right becomes even more critical. Without the right...
Telemedicine cancer care could make it easier to be treated for and recover from cancer.

Telemedicine Cancer Care Is Now Helping Women Fight Breast Cancer

Video conferencing can help reverse an imbalance in the doctor-patient relationship. It is a situation we’ve long accepted out of necessity, but technology has now brought us to a point where we...
Children's telehealth could help kids avoid germy waiting rooms.

Beat Cold and Flu Season with Children’s Telehealth

Sitting in a doctor’s waiting room during the peak of cold and flu season, it’s easy to start thinking every cough and sneeze from the other patients is aimed at you...
The Department of Veterans Affairs' telehealth program is growing.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Telehealth Program Is Leading the Way in Telemedicine

The telemedicine industry has found its champion, an organization that may be able to fight on its behalf. That (somewhat unlikely) champion is the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the battle...
Online speech therapy can help kids work on speech problems from home.

Online Speech Therapy Can Get Kids Talking from the Comfort of Home

Every child feels braver when mom and dad are around--and when they’re on their own turf. That’s the secret ingredient that gives telemedicine its power to disrupt juvenile healthcare. Your pediatrician’s office...
a telepresence robot like that used in video conferencing in nursing education

Video Conferencing in Nursing Education Now Includes Telepresence Robots

She has a kind face, warm smile, and a reassuring voice. She’s knowledgeable, and she makes you feel like everything is under control. But your telepresence nurse of the future is...
online prescription eye exams are the way of the future

Online Prescription Eye Exams May Turn Telehealth into E-Commerce

How much do you like your optometrist? Are they funny? Friendly, talkative, interesting, or attentive? I ask because soon you may have to make an excuse to visit them in person. Optometry,...
Intel RealSense 3D webcam

Tech Like the Intel RealSense 3D Webcam Will Help Doctors Attract Patients

How did you choose your doctor? Unless you were referred by a friend or family member, it's likely you made your decision in real estate terms: location, location, location. Around 60%...
virtual hiv clinic

A Virtual HIV Clinic Could Be the Precursor to Anonymous Online STD Testing

In the privacy of your own home. It’s a simple phrase with a powerful motivation built into it. There’s safety and comfort at home--it’s our own personal world. So, would you be...

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The Future of Emergency Medicine Is In-Ambulance Video Calling Links

You probably won’t know it when it happens, but in the future an iPad could save your life. You won’t know it because you’ll be...