Future of Teledentistry

Prepare for the Future of Teledentistry: Would You Get Your Teeth Checked Online?

Home dentistry does not sound pleasant. Or like a wise idea. In fact, I’m pretty sure the term is used as an insult. If you took the DIY and Marathon Man overtones...
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 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...
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...
Telemedicine Cancer Care

Telemedicine Cancer Care Is Now Helping Women Fight Breast Cancer

Video conferencing can help reverse an imbalance in the doctor-patient relationship. It is a situation we’ve long accepted out of necessity, but technology has now brought us to a point where we...
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...
telemedicine pharmacy

24-Hour Automated Telepharmacies Will Connect Patients to Pharmacists Remotely

Written in Chinese the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. Those famous words, spoken by a president who dispensed many of them, could...
video chat with asthma sufferer

Video Conferencing Immediately Puts Young Asthma Sufferers in the Care of Expert Doctors

Even after the worst effects fade—air returns to squeezed lungs, the coughing stops, and the choking panic subsides—sufferers can be left physically shaken by a severe asthma attack for days. The actual...
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 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...

APPLICATIONS

The Virtual Band: How to Jam Online with Other Musicians Via...

Musician Darren “Harts” Hart rode the success of a song posted on his Facebook page from his native Australia all the way to Paisley...