All signs point to telemedicine entering the mainstream healthcare industry. Maybe it's fresh on my mind because the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference --which took place...
Every new healthcare program or initiative should be approached with a telemedicine angle in mind, according to American Telemedicine Association President-Elect Ed Brown.
What if there were a Meaningful Use program for telemedicine? Ryan Spaulding, director of telemedicine and telehealth at the University of Kansas Medical Center, posed that scenario during a public...
Telemedicine must move to the forefront of medical efforts in the U.S. for domestic care efficiency and quality improvements to be considered anything better than "marginal," according to an editorial published this month in the journal Telemedicine and e-Health .
A bill that looks to ban telemedicine abortions--in which a doctor coaches a patient through taking an abortion pill via a video connection--was backed by Louisiana's Senate Health and Welfare Committee and sent to the Senate floor for debate.
Legislation that pushes for increased coverage of telemedicine services has stalled in Tennessee subcommittees.
While remote monitoring of intensive care units promises to stretch the skills of an inadequate pool of specialists, a recent New York Times article questions whether eICUs actually improve care for patients or the bottom line for hospitals.
Three health IT prognosticators, who in 2005 foresaw widespread adoption of electronic health records, recently published their latest predictions for the health IT landscape over the next five years.
Teleheath failed to produce gains more cost effectively than standard care alone in a new study published at BMJ . That work comes on the heels of previous research in the journal that found telehealth produced no significant improvements in reported quality of life or anxiety or depression symptoms.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that a telestroke program based in Oregon was able to increase access to stroke care by 40 percent in regions of the Beaver State. Their findings are being presented this week at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th annual meeting in San Diego.