Video conferencing group therapy can offer anonymity

Video Conferencing Group Therapy Provides Private Support Online

For patients dealing with illness or injury, there comes a time when the medical treatment ends and they’re left to deal with the physical and emotional scars of their trauma alone. For...
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...
Using virtual reality in medical education

Video Conferencing Makes Virtual Reality in Medical Education a Universal Training Tool

No one dies in virtual reality medicine. No one sues. No one is left scarred by the uneasy hands of an inexperienced surgeon. As a learning tool for a career that...
WebRTC healthcare improves the remote experience

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...
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...
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...
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...
Video conferencing can improve patient outcomes for autistic children

Telemedicine Is Improving Patient Outcomes for Children with Autism

Being the parent of a child with autism has been described as an exhausting, exhilarating, and lonely roller coaster ride. It is a life of both strict routine and unpredictable stresses...
palliative telemedicine elder care

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...
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...

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Video Conferencing Booths in Malls Could Let Small Retail Businesses Compete...

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of finding something you didn’t know you were looking for. In the retailer’s world it’s called impulse buying,...