online treatment for addiction

Online Treatment for Addiction in India Is Just the Start of a Global Medical...

Opium withdrawal leaves your body physically and mentally aching for more. It’s not the drug that’s doing any damage anymore, it’s the former addict’s own body turned against itself. There’s anxiety, depression,...
telehealth physical therapy

Telehealth Physical Therapy Crosses Personal Training with a Virtual Doctor

The long process of getting back to the life you once knew after an accident can be as painful as the accident itself. I know, because I recently broke a finger, and...
telemedicine and texas

Telemedicine and Texas: How New Legislation Will Bring Life Saving Services to Remote Communities

Millions of Texans now have the ability to instantly transport themselves hundreds of miles across the state to seek specialist medical treatment. On May 30th this year Governor Greg Abbott signed off...
video conferencing for doctors

Video Conferencing for Doctors Lets Medical Students Make the Virtual Rounds of Ten Hospitals...

Let’s call him Dr. Fictitious. He’s an eager young surgeon in training who’s going to demonstrate how medical video conferencing can help a student resident make the rounds at numerous hospitals and...
video conferencing in health and social care

Video Conferencing in Health and Social Care Networks Eases Patient Anxiety During Transfer

One of the things I find strange about the patient-doctor relationship is how readily we as patients place our trust in people who are complete strangers. The white coat and the...
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...