video conferencing essential to home births

Video Conferencing Could Become a Home Birth Essential for Emergencies and Routine Checks

Video conferencing can save lives. There are no caveats needed on that sentence. It is already providing a direct link between ambulances and emergency rooms, between emergency rooms and medical specialists, and...
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...
Video chat and wearable alert systems could help those with panic disorder.

Adding Video Chat to the Latest Wearable Alert Systems Could Be Key for Those...

It can happen at any moment, and begin with just a thought. That thought, a sensation of danger, builds to a rising sense of fear that causes your heart to race, your...
A mobile video conferencing cart would make this video calling possible anywhere in a hospital.

The Mobile Video Conferencing Cart Built for Hospitals Could Become an Office VC Solution

“We basically took an accepted piece of equipment and supercharged it by adding telemedicine and real-time diagnostics.” That’s how Satchel Health co-founder Jay Politzer describes the creative process behind the development of...
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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...
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...
video conferencing diabetes patients

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...
Telemedicine and Texas

Telemedicine and Texas: How New Legislation Will Bring Life Saving Services to Remote Communities

Millions of Texans now have the ability to instantly transport themselves hundreds of miles across the state to seek specialist medical treatment. On May 30th this year Governor Greg Abbott signed off...
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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...
Video conferencing is allowing parents to visit their premature babies virtually.

Premature Babies See Parents’ Faces More Often with Virtual Baby Visits Powered by Video...

Premature babies are sometimes so small their entire head will snuggle neatly into the palm of your hand. Sadly, the earliest arrivals among the 450,000 premature babies born annually in the U.S....

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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...