Monthly Archives: March 2013

The More the Merrier – Group Doctor Appointments On the Rise

The benefit of telemedicine to stay in better touch with your doctor is a stark contrast to what many doctors and health care systems have been doing in recent years, holding appointments with groups of patients, sometimes up to a … Continue reading

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Bill to License Health Insurance Navigators Moves Forward

Legislation paving the way for a new kind of healthcare worker passed the Georgia legislature in March. The health insurance navigator would be a licensed and regulated profession in health care, helping residents learn about the Affordable Care Act as … Continue reading

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Telehealth Program Improves Stroke Care Access in First Hour

They call it the golden hour: that first sixty minutes after a patient begins to experience stroke is the critical window for providing care that can minimize long-term disabilities or prevent a stroke death.  But immediate access to high-quality emergency … Continue reading

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Best Around the (Home Care) Web II

Originally posted on Think Home Care Blog:
Each week, the Alliance scours the blogospherefor the news affecting the home care industry.  Here are highlights from this week: Not All Procedures Are Created Equal: Top Five to Avoid The Choosing Wisely…

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Telehealth, relevant to everyone!

Originally posted on Vitaphone Telemedicine:
What is telehealth and what does it mean for the future? We stumbled upon a video of Dr. Malcolm Fisk which gives a very good explanation of the term ‘telehealth’. It also shows a very…

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App Market for mHealth services to reach $26 billion by 2017

Between now and 2017 the mobile healthcare services market will start ramping up into a commercial phase, expected to reach $26 billion worldwide as smartphone apps enable the mHealth industry to monetize these services, according to an announcement about a new … Continue reading

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115 Health IT Trends All in One Place

Whether you call it, mHealth or Telehealth, there is a field of medicine that is rapidly emerging to bring doctors and patients closer together through the use of technology.  Such a large body of study with so many facets, many … Continue reading

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