virtual hospital visits

Virtual Hospital Visits: Video Calling in Hospitals Lets Cancer Patients Stay in Touch with...

Friendship has the power to heal.   That sounds corny but it is true, especially when the person in need of healing is confined to a long hospital stay. Those visiting hours hospital...
comprehensive virtual healthcare

OCD Treatment Works Just As Well Via Video Call: Is It Time for Comprehensive...

How would you ever get through all the demands of your day when you have to return home four times every morning to make sure the door is locked? How would...
video conferencing with primary care physician

America Has a Huge Shortage of Primary Care Physicians, But Video Conferencing Can Fill...

More than 65 million Americans live in a primary-care desert. Amid a looming shortage of doctors that could see demand outstrip supply by as much as 90,000 by 2025, the jack-of-all-trades family...
4k video calling by nutritionists

4K Video Calling Lets Oncology Nutritionists Give Personalized, In-Person Advice

The evidence of malnutrition is visual. It is displayed under the eyes, and across the temples of sufferers. It is written along the contours of the mouth, across the fingernails, and on...
video chat and wearable alert systems

Adding Video Chat to the Latest Wearable Alert Systems Could Be Key for Those...

It can happen at any moment, and begin with just a thought. That thought, a sensation of danger, builds to a rising sense of fear that causes your heart to race, your...
tablets and senior health

How Tablets and Their Touchscreen Tech Are Becoming Mental and Physical Lifelines for Seniors

Better mental and physical health for seniors comes in tablet form. Computer tablet, that is. Seniors, their loved ones, caregivers, and physicians are finding that tablets can establish face-to-face communication with health...
virtual baby visits with video conference

Premature Babies See Parents’ Faces More Often with Virtual Baby Visits Powered by Video...

Premature babies are sometimes so small their entire head will snuggle neatly into the palm of your hand. Sadly, the earliest arrivals among the 450,000 premature babies born annually in the U.S....
telehealth clinics and rural communities

Project ECHO Brings Telehealth Clinics to Rural Communities, and the Next Step Is Experts...

A few years back my brother and his wife took their 2-year-old son to the doctor after they noticed a strange lump on the gum above his teeth. The doc examined the...
telehealth kiosks

The Rise of Telehealth Kiosks: Would You Get a Checkup by a Virtual Doctor...

Since the internet became airborne and gave rise to smartphones that are every bit as connected to the world wide web as any desktop computer, any mall, taxi, fast food restaurant,...
video conferencing first-aid for medical emergencies

The First-Aid Kit of the Future Will Include Video Conferencing for Medical Emergencies

What’s in your first-aid kit? Do you even have one? Chances are, if you or someone in your life is in an at-risk health category, or if there are young children or...

APPLICATIONS

Gather Around the Piano This Holiday with Virtual Christmas Caroling by...

Go on, admit it. You have a favorite Christmas carol. I don’t mean that in a cynical, “they’re all terrible, but this one is tolerable”...