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Give mHealth this Mother’s Day

If you want to do something thoughtful for your aging mother this mother’s day, give her an mHealth plan.  You want to be there for Mom, but when you can’t, you and she can rest easy knowing that an emergency-trained … Continue reading

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Removing Doctor-Patient Barriers with Mobile Health – Infographic

With all the different benefits that mobile health can bring to health care, one can imagine it being difficult seeing the forest for the trees.  So here is a useful infographic illustrating how mHealth can remove all the barriers between … Continue reading

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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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Premature Babies to Get Telemedicine Help

UC San Diego Telemedicine partners with Tri-City Medical Center NICU A new telemedicine program connecting neonatal specialists from UCSD Medical Center and Tri-City Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will allow experts to collaborate, diagnose and treat some of … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Use by Employers Rising in New Study

As employers look for ways to reduce health care costs and absenteeism while increasing worker productivity, and as consumers become more adept at videoconferencing, workplace telehealth services are poised to become mainstream. More companies are pursing telemedicine, according to a … Continue reading

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Cisco: 74% of Consumers Open to Virtual Doctor in Study

New Orleans – IT Giant Cisco Systems today at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference in New Orleans released the results of a customer experience study on health care. The report looked at consumer perceptions and health care … Continue reading

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Emergency Room Bills Hard to Predict

Treating a sprain in a U.S. hospital can cost $4 to $24,000, making a trip to the emergency room financially risky for uninsured patients, researchers said. A study found wide variety between the lowest and highest charges for 10 common … Continue reading

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