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...
Comprehensive virtual healthcare could help patients access treatment and get the support they need.

OCD Treatment Works Just As Well Via Video Call: Is It Time for Comprehensive...

How would you ever get through all the demands of your day when you have to return home four times every morning to make sure the door is locked? How would...
virtual telemedicine insurance

The Availability of Telemedicine Insurance May Help Give Virtual Medicine Credibility

Telehealth is going legitimate. It’s not a trend, or a fad, or a goofy self-help search engine query and response system. It’s now run across sophisticated networks of real, board-certified doctors,...
Holographic telemedicine will make remote medicine more feasible and accurate.

Holographic Telemedicine Is Coming, and Your Smartphone Has a Role to Play

It’s a bit like staring into one of Disney’s fabled magic mirrors. That, or an enchanted fishbowl. It’s a glass dome capable of housing a 3D holographic image from a live streaming...
Estonia automated pharmacies

In the Future, Will Pharmacies Be Automated? Estonia Might Have an Answer

Little digital eyes watch over us all the time today. Security cameras, traffic cameras, sensors that open doors for us, even those Google Earth cameras that display our neighborhood streets to...
LGBT support groups online

LGBT Support Groups Online Offer Therapy That’s Just as Good as an In-Person Meeting

Video conferencing means never having to be alone. With a webcam or smartphone and the internet, you can theoretically speak face-to-face with anyone in the world. This ability to reach out and be...
The UK is looking to the US as it seeks to develop a digital healthcare system.

To Create a Digital Healthcare System, the UK Looks to the U.S.

The U.S. is currently enjoying some envious glances from across the Atlantic. British experts eager to modernize the country’s famed National Health Service are looking to the U.S. for inspiration as they...
A doctor uses telemental health services to meet with patients.

Telemental Health Services Link Patients, Hospitals, and Caregivers

It’s called closing the loop. It’s a circle of video communication in the medical industry that starts and ends with the patient and connects every health professional they encounter along their path...
Teleaudiology will use video conferencing.

The Advance of Teleaudiology Services Paves Way for Remote Hearing Treatment

Most of us have experienced the high-pitched wail of hearing loss. That ringing in your ears hours after a concert--or even just moments after you drop several dishes to the floor--signals...
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...

APPLICATIONS

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Telehealth Program Is Leading the Way...

The telemedicine industry has found its champion, an organization that may be able to fight on its behalf. That (somewhat unlikely) champion is the...