Telemedicine and maternal health practices can

Indian Telemedicine and Maternal Health Practices Could Save Lives in the U.S.

It is something of a technological miracle. Over the past two years, doctors in a remote corner of India have eradicated maternal deaths during pregnancy and childbirth from more than 180...
The challenges of telenursing

Challenges of Telenursing: Redefining the Patient Experience

How do you judge the bedside manner of a digital nurse? Managing the expectations of patients receiving care from remote nurses is one of the biggest challenges of telenursing. Providing care from...
Smart glasses for doctors are making up-close medical demonstrations possible.

Smart Glasses for Doctors Must Balance Comfort with Technology

For the patient’s sake, let’s hope there’s a mute button. Poised scalpel in hand over their patient, the surgical instructors of the near future could have a crowd of hundreds of students...
Telepsychiatry's effectiveness makes all the difference.

Evaluating Telepsychiatry’s Effectiveness As a Digital Safety Net

Scheduled telepsychiatry sessions can lead to a more manageable life. Emergency telepsychiatry could save it. The video conferencing-hosted psychiatry method can bring a person in instant face-to-face contact with a trusted...
HIPAA compliant video conferencing software is necessary to popularize telehealth

HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing Software Is the Key to Telemedicine’s Future

Telemedicine is a way of digitizing our bodies. Conducting physical examinations over remote digital connections such as video calling literally exposes our most sensitive information to the wilds of the internet. As...
Icon depicting telehealth emergency medicine

How Telehealth Emergency Medicine Can Help Flood Victims

There’s a beacon on the hill that promises salvation. As long as the little red light atop the telecommunications tower indicates that the mobile networks are intact, there’s a chance you’ll be...
A Barco video conference solution is helping doctors collaborate.

The Barco Video Conference Solution Is Helping to Fight Cancer

It takes a team to fight something as insidious as cancer. Like a gathering of comic book superheroes, treating a patient with cancer requires a combination of specific skills provided by a...
Teleaudiology will use video conferencing.

The Advance of Teleaudiology Services Paves Way for Remote Hearing Treatment

Most of us have experienced the high-pitched wail of hearing loss. That ringing in your ears hours after a concert--or even just moments after you drop several dishes to the floor--signals...
The UK is looking to the US as it seeks to develop a digital healthcare system.

To Create a Digital Healthcare System, the UK Looks to the U.S.

The U.S. is currently enjoying some envious glances from across the Atlantic. British experts eager to modernize the country’s famed National Health Service are looking to the U.S. for inspiration as they...
A doctor uses telemental health services to meet with patients.

Telemental Health Services Link Patients, Hospitals, and Caregivers

It’s called closing the loop. It’s a circle of video communication in the medical industry that starts and ends with the patient and connects every health professional they encounter along their path...

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Telemedicine Is Improving Patient Outcomes for Children with Autism

Being the parent of a child with autism has been described as an exhausting, exhilarating, and lonely roller coaster ride. It is a life...