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...
online prescription eye exams are the way of the future

Online Prescription Eye Exams May Turn Telehealth into E-Commerce

How much do you like your optometrist? Are they funny? Friendly, talkative, interesting, or attentive? I ask because soon you may have to make an excuse to visit them in person. Optometry,...
Video conferencing in home health care can let patients stay at home.

Video Conferencing for Home Health Care Could Reduce Isolation for Aides

Everyday Americans are performing a Herculean task in caring for the nation’s dementia sufferers. But it comes at a cost.   The 24-hour demands of taking care of a parent, spouse, or...
video conferencing and diabetes

Video Conferencing Lets Doctors See Diabetes Patients, But Dedicated VC Programs Could Do More

Every 23 seconds an American is diagnosed with diabetes. That’s the cry of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) new social media campaign to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease. The ADA...
telehealth clinics and rural communities

Project ECHO Brings Telehealth Clinics to Rural Communities, and the Next Step Is Experts...

A few years back my brother and his wife took their 2-year-old son to the doctor after they noticed a strange lump on the gum above his teeth. The doc examined the...
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...
Logitech video conferencing therapy for college students

High-Speed Therapy Uses Mini Video Conferencing Sessions to Counsel College Students

College life isn’t all beer pong and football. The workloads, new environments, complex curriculum, and the demands of regular exams, lab reports, and papers mean it’s actually a rather stressful place for...
Logitech exposure therapy via video conferencing

Scared of Spiders? Exposure Therapy Via Video Conferencing May Aid Arachnophobia Sufferers

Your heart rate increases. You feel dizzy. There’s a sudden pain in your chest and a slight choking sensation in your throat. You feel as if you are on the very edge...
Telesurgery in a hospital

Telesurgery Connects a Pennsylvania Surgeon with Outside Experts

During a tense, pressure-packed, potentially life-saving heart operation two surgeons have a conversation. One is offering advice to the other on a particularly complex procedure. While the operating surgeon is intimately...
Teletherapy for ptsd could help vets

Military Telemedicine Extends Its Reach to Teletherapy for PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is like a terrible echo of life-threatening events from the past. Its sufferers--and there are thousands of them across military and civilian life alike--can become haunted by...

APPLICATIONS

Appear.In Review: Lightning Fast, Anonymous Video Calling Gives Users a Taste...

Appear.In is the perfect video calling app for someone trapped in a burning building, without a phone, who needs to quickly get help via...