Tag Archives: telehealth

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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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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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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Treating Depression over the Telephone

People suffering from depression can be treated over their telephone, a recent study shows. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offered 18 weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy, a kind of talk therapy, to more than 300 patients with major depression. … 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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Can Twitter and social media track flu epidemics and other health issues?

With people tweeting hundreds of millions of times a day, Twitter has a constant stream of information about their daily activities, their hopes, dreams and complaints about their health. For epidemiologists and public health officials, it’s a potential gold mine of … Continue reading

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Opinion: Cut the Red Tape Around Telehealth

In this country, we spend $3 trillion a year on health care — almost 20 percent of gross domestic product with such costs rising at more than 5 percent a year. At the same time, the state of Americans’ health … Continue reading

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