Children's telehealth could help kids avoid germy waiting rooms.

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...
The Department of Veterans Affairs' telehealth program is growing.

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...
Online speech therapy can help kids work on speech problems from home.

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...
a telepresence robot like that used in video conferencing in nursing education

Video Conferencing in Nursing Education Now Includes Telepresence Robots

She has a kind face, warm smile, and a reassuring voice. She’s knowledgeable, and she makes you feel like everything is under control. But your telepresence nurse of the future is...
online prescription eye exams are the way of the future

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,...
Intel RealSense 3D webcam

Tech Like the Intel RealSense 3D Webcam Will Help Doctors Attract Patients

How did you choose your doctor? Unless you were referred by a friend or family member, it's likely you made your decision in real estate terms: location, location, location. Around 60%...
virtual hiv clinic

A Virtual HIV Clinic Could Be the Precursor to Anonymous Online STD Testing

In the privacy of your own home. It’s a simple phrase with a powerful motivation built into it. There’s safety and comfort at home--it’s our own personal world. So, would you be...
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 treatment for addiction

Online Treatment for Addiction in India Is Just the Start of a Global Medical...

Opium withdrawal leaves your body physically and mentally aching for more. It’s not the drug that’s doing any damage anymore, it’s the former addict’s own body turned against itself. There’s anxiety, depression,...
telehealth physical therapy

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...

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Video Conferencing Can Reduce the Cost of Highly Effective Consumer Surveys

Market research is so important to commercial organizations it’s worth interrupting your family dinner. Those calls you get around the same time of evening each...