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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.

Are you ready for the e-health invasion?

By Jonathan H. Burroughs Disruptive innovation may be described as the introduction of a new technology or paradigm that while not as good as the original, provides easier, lower cost accessibility...

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.

Texas Medicaid uses remote monitoring to engage patients with diabetes

Cigna-HealthSpring is teaming with Telcare to provide remote monitoring and care engagement services to diabetes patients in the Texas Medicaid STAR+PLUS program.

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.

Smartphones: The mHealth device, app platform and communication tool everyone needs

Sometimes when it comes to technology and all that's happening with mobile tech and mHealth tools, one can get mired down in the muck of hype, hyperbole, snazzy phrases and clichés (don't get me started on my pet peeve with 'at the end of the day' still pitched out by vendors and 'visionaries'). But every now and then, someone--typically in the frenzy of actually advancing mHealth--says exactly the perfect phrase to define a mobile health strategy in the most concise and clear way.

Big opportunity in cancer care for mHealth, but patients must drive it forward

Mobile healthcare technologies have an opportunity to contribute to cancer supportive care, but as of now are primarily patient-driven and limited in use and scope, according to a new paper published in the  Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Report: Consumers will drive mHealth transformation; time to invest is now

Five years ago, it was too early for mobile healthcare technology to take root and ignite healthcare industry change, according to Samsung Electronics President and Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn, quoted for a new report published by  The Economist Intelligence Unit. Five years from now, he says, it will be too late.

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.