video conferencing is changing the way doctors practice

Video Conferencing for Doctors Lets Medical Students Make the Virtual Rounds of Ten Hospitals...

Let’s call him Dr. Fictitious. He’s an eager young surgeon in training who’s going to demonstrate how medical video conferencing can help a student resident make the rounds at numerous hospitals and...
Communication between doctors via video conference

Video Conferencing Encourages Communication Between Doctors

Arguably, video conferencing creates better doctors. The technology may generate more attention for the smartphone apps and online portals that place patients in virtual consulting rooms, but it’s also encouraging communication between...
telehealth kiosks

The Rise of Telehealth Kiosks: Would You Get a Checkup by a Virtual Doctor...

Since the internet became airborne and gave rise to smartphones that are every bit as connected to the world wide web as any desktop computer, any mall, taxi, fast food restaurant,...
Virtual hospital visits can help people with cancer keep contact with loved ones.

Virtual Hospital Visits: Video Calling in Hospitals Lets Cancer Patients Stay in Touch with...

Friendship has the power to heal.   That sounds corny but it is true, especially when the person in need of healing is confined to a long hospital stay. Those visiting hours hospital...
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%...
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...
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...
Video conferencing increases accessibility of therapy for college students.

High-Speed Therapy Uses Mini Video Conferencing Sessions to Counsel College Students

College life isn’t all beer pong and football. The workloads, new environments, complex curriculum, and the demands of regular exams, lab reports, and papers mean it’s actually a rather stressful place for...
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...
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...

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Skype Wins at the Technical Emmy Awards 2017 for Interactive TV...

What do Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jon Hamm, Orange Is the New Black, and Skype have in common? If you said they’re all Emmy winners, then you...