Telehealth is becoming an essential tool for empowering nurses out in the field as they care for their patients, according to Visiting Nurse Services of New York telehealth program manager Alice Rainford-Miller.
The smartwatch is a fad, but developers demonstrating clinical use of tools will be the "Holy Grail" in pushing mHealth to the next level, according to a clinical associate professor of medicine at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
In the next six months, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will integrate automated patient tracking capability into its emergency first responder training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
Spurred by drastic growth in "telehome" technology adoption, the global telemedicine tools market will likely reach $43.4 billion within five years, according to a new report published by Wellesley, Massachusetts-based BCC Research.
Google, once again, is venturing into the health and wellness space, this time via video chats.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says it provided remote care to more than 690,000 veterans during fiscal year 2014.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center has awarded more than $15 million to the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center's Department of Neurosurgery to expand the institution's telehealth infrastructure, Sens. Tom Udall (D) and Martin Heinrich (D) announced this week.
Several challenges persist when it comes to development and adoption of digital health tools. To that end, a pair of Commonwealth Fund reports published this month outline strategies to boost such innovation, and examine how some organizations currently are taking advantage of new technologies.
Two Nevada health insurance providers--Anthem and UnitedHealthcare--are rolling out telemedicince programs.
The health industry has reached a tipping point for telemedicine to become a standard of practice nationwide, according to panelists speaking at U.S. News and World Report 's Hospital of Tomorrow conference in the District of Columbia on Tuesday.