Tablets can play a critical role in senior health.

How Tablets and Their Touchscreen Tech Are Becoming Mental and Physical Lifelines for Seniors

Better mental and physical health for seniors comes in tablet form. Computer tablet, that is. Seniors, their loved ones, caregivers, and physicians are finding that tablets can establish face-to-face communication with health...
in-ambulance calling is the future of emergency medicine

The Future of Emergency Medicine Is In-Ambulance Video Calling Links

You probably won’t know it when it happens, but in the future an iPad could save your life. You won’t know it because you’ll be in the back of an ambulance, maybe...
online speech therapy helps kids learn

Online Speech Therapy Can Get Kids Talking from the Comfort of Home

Every child feels braver when mom and dad are around--and when they’re on their own turf. That’s the secret ingredient that gives telemedicine its power to disrupt juvenile healthcare. Your pediatrician’s office...
Children's Telehealth

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...
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...
Telehealth physical therapy can help patients heal faster

Telehealth Physical Therapy Crosses Personal Training with a Virtual Doctor

The long process of getting back to the life you once knew after an accident can be as painful as the accident itself. I know, because I recently broke a finger, and...
telehealth kiosks

The Rise of Telehealth Kiosks: Would You Get a Checkup by a Virtual Doctor...

Since the internet became airborne and gave rise to smartphones that are every bit as connected to the world wide web as any desktop computer, any mall, taxi, fast food restaurant,...
welfare agency video chat

Those With Restricted Mobility Benefit from the Ability to Video Conference with Welfare Agencies

All technology is a servant of humanity. And it’s at its best when it moves beyond making life easier and actually makes life better. The difference may seem entirely semantic, but it hinges...
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...
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...

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Use Video Chat Devices to Interact with Your Dog So They’re...

Your dog misses you every time you leave the house. That depth of feeling we perceive is probably the single biggest reason why we...