Tag Archives: telemedicine

Integrating Telemedicine into Healthcare

The CEO of the American Telemedicine Association Jonathan Linkous said that the stage is set for making telemedicine “a profit center” during a session at this year’s ATA International Meeting & Trade Show, held in Austin, Texas. Linkous emphasized the role … Continue reading

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Mobile Health Firm GetMedCallAssist Appoints Technology, Finance Veteran Blaise Dietz as CEO

Telemedicine Firm Recruiting Talented Leadership for Expansion Plans PRLog (Press Release) – Apr. 15, 2013 – SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — SOUTHFIELD, MI — GetMedCallAssist™, the only telemedicine service that accepts emergency and non-emergency calls without members having to schedule an appointment … 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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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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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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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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