A majority of medical residents would be willing to conduct visits with patients through telehealth services, according to a Medscape study.
Patients will soon be able to use American Well services to find physicians immediately available for an online consultation or in-office appointment.
Telemedicine offers the potential to address the access, cost and quality problems in the U.S. healthcare system, but requires change at the federal and state levels to do so, according to Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Guest post by Raymond Hino, president and CEO of the Sonoma West Medical Center in California. Telemedicine systems, including remote presence technology, have evolved over the years from stationary...
Telemedicine systems, including remote presence technology, have evolved over the years from stationary workstations to mobile carts to the latest "robotic" units that self-propel themselves down our hospital corridors without a driver, according to preprogrammed GPS instructions.
Come fall, Massachusetts General Hospital will allow patients to seek second opinions through an online medicine service.
A 9-year-old health clinic network in Oregon that now is selling health insurance for the first time aims to challenge the healthcare system's status quo with its innovative model.
Telemedicine is growing in popularity among patients who like the convenience and for providers who can reach rural patients and make more efficient use of their time.
Patients responding to a recent survey said they would be less likely to use telemedicine services compared to an in-person visit with a physician.
Telemedicine is a three-legged stool that includes not only technology, but also improving access to healthcare and managing reimbursement issues, Mercy Health's chief medical information officer Stephen Beck, M.D., writes at HIT Consultant.