Telehealth

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By Jonathan Bush 09:44 am April 17, 2015
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare?
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:30 am March 24, 2015
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the change in attitude from "healthy skeptic" to "fear of missing out."
By Jeff Rowe 11:50 am March 09, 2015
Following the devastating tornado of May 22, 2011, which shattered the city of Joplin, MO, a new hospital has risen from the wreckage.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am March 03, 2015
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the dialogue changes in such a way that the whole organizational strategy changes with it.
By Jeff Rowe 08:55 am January 16, 2015
Last week, Future Care pointed to a report heralding 2014 as the biggest year on record for digital health investment. But what about the year ahead?
By Christina Thielst 12:49 pm December 31, 2014
An Alliance for Connected Care study, released in December, estimates that virtual visits could save an average of $126 per visit.
By Jeff Rowe 10:56 am December 31, 2014
There's no doubt telemedicine has been making significant inroads across the healthcare sector, but according to one venture capitalist 2015 will be the year that telemedicine really takes off.
By Krista Drobac 02:52 pm November 19, 2014
As Congress examines the U.S. public health system's response to Ebola this week, we need to take a look at laws and regulations that inhibit better treatment and increase protection for healthcare workers. Our existing rules and regulations around telemedicine are one such example.
By Jeff Rowe 08:13 am November 12, 2014
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 08:28 am October 13, 2014
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?

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