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State licensure problems plague telemedicine

Obtaining state medical licenses is a time consuming process and a big barrier to the use of telemedicine across state lines, and according to the authors of a new report, the time to find a solution is now.

Telemedicine helps hospital move patient care from 'Blockbuster to Netflix'

Healthcare in the U.S. needs to "change its DNA" and usher in consumer technology, according to Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals CEO Stephen Klasko, M.D.

Cleveland Clinic partnership aims to boost telemedicine services

The Cleveland Clinic, through a new partnership announced this week with Cox Communications, is looking to improve in-home patient monitoring and treatment services.

Telemedicine helps Shriners ease recovery for burn victims

Telemedicine eases the stress of extensive, ongoing care required for treating burn victims at Shriners Hospitals, according to an article at  Dermatology Times.

State med boards, Senates tackle telemedicine

Telemedicine bills are making their way through medical boards and state senates from Florida to Oregon.

Arkansas Senate puts forth bill banning telemedicine use for abortions

A bill that would ban a physician from prescribing drugs through telemedicine passed the Arkansas Senate on Thursday, 29-4.

Researchers fail to find savings with home telemonitoring among older adults

Home telemonitoring failed to significantly save money over usual care among older adults with multiple chronic conditions, according to a study published in  Telemedicine and e-Health.

FSMB refutes 'false and misleading' statements on telemedicine compact

In the wake of "false and misleading public statements" about the Federation of State Medical Boards' interstate licensure compact, FSMB is releasing a fact sheet to refute such comments.

Philly's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital turns to telemedicine to boost quality

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia is investing in virtual medical service as a means to provide care in the least-costly setting.

Consumer interest in telemedicine continues to rise

In yet another survey indicating rising consumer interest in telemedicine, 75 percent of patients who have not used telemedicine are at least "moderately interested" in it, according to a new report.