Video conferencing is allowing parents to visit their premature babies virtually.

Premature Babies See Parents’ Faces More Often with Virtual Baby Visits Powered by Video...

Premature babies are sometimes so small their entire head will snuggle neatly into the palm of your hand. Sadly, the earliest arrivals among the 450,000 premature babies born annually in the U.S....
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...
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,...
video conferencing first-aid for medical emergencies

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...
video conferencing essential to home births

Video Conferencing Could Become a Home Birth Essential for Emergencies and Routine Checks

Video conferencing can save lives. There are no caveats needed on that sentence. It is already providing a direct link between ambulances and emergency rooms, between emergency rooms and medical specialists, and...
live surgery via video conference

Video Conferencing Lets Young Doctors in Pakistan Watch Live Surgeries a World Away

If you’re older than 30 you’re among the last generation to be impressed with the internet. You didn’t grow up Googling information for class projects in elementary school. You couldn’t instantly download...
video conferencing diabetes patients

Video Conferencing Lets Doctors See Diabetes Patients, But Dedicated VC Programs Could Do More

Every 23 seconds an American is diagnosed with diabetes. That’s the cry of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) new social media campaign to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease. The ADA...
video conference for breastfeeding support

For Worn-Out New Moms, Video Conferencing Provides On-Demand Breastfeeding Support

It’s one of the most natural and nurturing images we can conjure of the human experience. A mother cradling a breastfeeding baby. But there’s a lot of work that goes into making so...
video chat with asthma sufferer

Video Conferencing Immediately Puts Young Asthma Sufferers in the Care of Expert Doctors

Even after the worst effects fade—air returns to squeezed lungs, the coughing stops, and the choking panic subsides—sufferers can be left physically shaken by a severe asthma attack for days. The actual...
doctor app video chat consulting

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...

APPLICATIONS

Tumblr’s App Cabana Offers Video Chat and Shared Streaming As It...

We’ve all heard the tale of the cool kid whose life peaked in high school. The jock, the cheerleader, the socialite, the host of the coolest...