Telehealth services for the elderly could replace regular checkups.

Are Telehealth Services for the Elderly a Solution to the Treatment Gap?

One of the biggest barriers to proper medical treatment today is access. About 3.6 million people miss medical appointments on an annual basis due to transportation issues. Meanwhile, access to in-home...
There are both advantages and disadvantages to telenursing to keep in mind.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Telenursing

Telenursing is the check-up you receive without having to lift your aching body out of bed. It is the flu prescription you can source on your phone between meetings. It is...
One of the barriers to the adoption of telemedicine is internet and tech complications.

Understanding the 4 Key Barriers to the Adoption of Telemedicine

Telemedicine is one of the most promising advances in medical care in our generation. In fact, it sometimes feels as if it came straight out of the frames of a science...
Telehealth genetic counseling helps patients make decisions about their genes.

Telehealth Genetic Counseling Offers Support During Uncertainty

Information is power. Advances in our understanding of the underlying genetics that define our physical state have given us access to more information about our potential future than any previous generation....
Telemedicine's growth rate is soaring

What Telemedicine’s Growth Rate Means for the Industry

In the state of Georgia, patients in a nursing facility are allowed only one telemedicine consultation every 30 days. In Indiana, the state will only reimburse a patient for a telemedicine...
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...

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Next Generation Video Conferencing Will Get More from Your Digital Screen

The most neglected part of your video conferencing system is staring you right in the face. It’s that big flat black screen that hangs...