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...
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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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LGBT Support Groups Online Offer Therapy That’s Just as Good as an In-Person Meeting

Video conferencing means never having to be alone. With a webcam or smartphone and the internet, you can theoretically speak face-to-face with anyone in the world. This ability to reach out and be...
Holographic telemedicine will make remote medicine more feasible and accurate.

Holographic Telemedicine Is Coming, and Your Smartphone Has a Role to Play

It’s a bit like staring into one of Disney’s fabled magic mirrors. That, or an enchanted fishbowl. It’s a glass dome capable of housing a 3D holographic image from a live streaming...
There's orthopedic telemedicine portal is on the island with the Callanish standing stones.

An Orthopedic Telemedicine Portal Brings Specialist Treatment to Remote Islands

The ancient stone circles on the Isle of Lewis, one of the islands in the Hebrides archipelago off Scotland’s northeast coast, draw much of their mystique from the remoteness of their...
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Video Conferencing Encourages Communication Between Doctors

Arguably, video conferencing creates better doctors. The technology may generate more attention for the smartphone apps and online portals that place patients in virtual consulting rooms, but it’s also encouraging communication between...

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Video Conferencing’s Impact on Society Could Change the Way We Think...

Video conferencing might end up changing the way we think about marriage--it can certainly change the way we construct our marriage vows. The traditional vows...