The future of teledentistry may mean having x-rays like this one checked remotely.

Prepare for the Future of Teledentistry: Would You Get Your Teeth Checked Online?

Home dentistry does not sound pleasant. Or like a wise idea. In fact, I’m pretty sure the term is used as an insult. If you took the DIY and Marathon Man overtones...
Telemedicine insurance makes telehealth more accessible

The Availability of Telemedicine Insurance May Help Give Virtual Medicine Credibility

Telehealth is going legitimate. It’s not a trend, or a fad, or a goofy self-help search engine query and response system. It’s now run across sophisticated networks of real, board-certified doctors,...
Will popular pharmacies like Apotheka become automated?

In the Future, Will Pharmacies Be Automated? Estonia Might Have an Answer

Little digital eyes watch over us all the time today. Security cameras, traffic cameras, sensors that open doors for us, even those Google Earth cameras that display our neighborhood streets to...
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...