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The First-Aid Kit of the Future Will Include Video Conferencing for Medical Emergencies

What’s in your first-aid kit? Do you even have one? Chances are, if you or someone in your life is in an at-risk health category, or if there are young children or...
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Canada Can Learn from the U.S.’s Experience Building Virtual Doctor Apps for Video Consultations

Prior to May of this year, if you were walking across the Rainbow Bridge that spans the U.S. and Canada at Niagara Falls and were suddenly struck in the eye by...
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Video Conferencing Can Now Help Diagnose ADHD Among Kids During the School Day

Is your child in constant motion? Does he or she talk incessantly? Or have trouble focusing and prefer to daydream? If so, they may have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Such is the way the...
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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...
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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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The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Telehealth Program Is Leading the Way in Telemedicine

The telemedicine industry has found its champion, an organization that may be able to fight on its behalf. That (somewhat unlikely) champion is the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the battle...
Telemedicine in schools can improve student health.

Students Get Instant, Expert Care with Telemedicine in Schools

Imagine if your child’s school nurse had the resources of a fully staffed hospital emergency room at their disposal. Every cut, sting, break, fever, asthma attack, and upset stomach could be...
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WebRTC Healthcare Will Create an Instant Access Medical Care Hub

What can we make out of a world where every mobile phone, tablet, laptop, and desktop is a platform for an instant video call? The possible connections are as boundless as...
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Palliative Telemedicine Allows Patients the Dignity and Privacy of Remaining in Their Home

One of the final, and most important wishes most us share is going unfulfilled. When we think of our final days, our last moments of life, we tend to hope they’ll be...
Online services could revolutionize prescription eye exams.

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,...

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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...