Monthly Archives: January 2013

Podcast: Pharmacist Asks Doctor Hard-Hitting Questions about Telemedicine

Have you ever made plans or set an agenda and then have something come up that makes more sense or is a better solution?  Well, we planned to have the CEO and founder of GetMedCallAssist, Dr. Eric Stirling, answer questions … Continue reading

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Study: Telehealth to reach 1.8 million worldwide by 2017

An estimated 1.8 million patients will be treated through telehealth worldwide by 2017, according to a new report from market research firm InMedica. InMedica estimated that in 2012, 308,000 patients were remotely monitored for congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary … Continue reading

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Telemedicine for Hollywood (and the White House)

The President and Simon Cowell have direct and immediate health care at a push of a button, wouldn’t you like that as well?  You can.  Recent video from the set of X Factor reveals the same mobile medicine technologies employed … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Can Cure ER Wait-Time Crisis

Wait times for the emergency room continue to rise, according to recent government figures, when a majority of these patients could be treated through telemedicine. According to a 2009 report from the Government Accountability Office, emergency department wait times continue … Continue reading

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Rotary launches international telemedicine project

The Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise has established a partnership with the Rotary Club of Manila to improve health care in the Philippines by bringing telemedicine and comprehensive electronic medical records to the underserved in the Philippines. The clubs are … Continue reading

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University of Cincinnati Robot the New Face of Telemedicine

With projected nursing shortages and an increasingly older population, robots are playing a bigger role in Telemedicine. Meet the University of Cincinnati’s “Flo-Bot,” named for Florence Nightingale. The approximately 5’5 rugged robot with video screen and eyes ten times stronger … Continue reading

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Telehealth Industry Connects Sensors to iPhone

The health industry is going to be severely disrupted with sensors wirelessly connected to mobiles, starting big time this year. It will dramatically reduce costs of providing health services, significantly improve response times to critical situations and much more. Devices … Continue reading

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