Mayo Clinic and telemedicine

The Mayo Clinic and Telemedicine: Video Conferencing Is Reducing ICU Mortalities

Patients at the Mayo Clinic’s network of Intensive Care Units now have an extra pair of expert eyes watching over them as they recover. The world-renowned research and treatment facility has built...
mental health assessed online

An Online Mental Health Assessment Can Now Take Place Via Video Conferencing

Every citizen charged with a crime has the right to a legal defense. When that future defendant suffers from mental health issues, that right becomes even more critical. Without the right...
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...
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...
Veterans Affairs' Telehealth Program

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 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...
Video conferencing is revolutionizing 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 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,...
The Intel RealSense 3D webcam can help patients connect to physicians.

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 is helping patients protect themselves

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...

APPLICATIONS

Video Kiosk Retailing Is an Awkward Answer to E-commerce

The future of traditional retail hinges on two conflicting desires--plenty of us still enjoy shopping online (in fact, 80 percent of Gen Zers look...