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Telemedicine is helping doctors to address the COVID-19 crisis

Telemedicine is one of the fastest growing areas of healthcare. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of Americans participating in at least one telemedicine visit has increased from 14 percent to 57 percent.

Clinical study reveals the success of AI in telehealth

New research looks at the implementation of AI-based decision-support technology, via telemedicine, as part of the standard way clinicians can manage the insulin therapy of people with diabetes. This is one of the first applications of AI and telehealth.

Use of telehealth expands during COVID-19 lockdown

Telehealth has experienced large growth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, medical providers have expanded access to care for patients by offering virtual appointments and other online services to meet demand.

Downsides of telehealth could limit further growth

The use of telehealth has risen during the COVID-19 crisis and this adds to the provision of services and those who champion this form of healthcare (such as boosting schedule adherence). However, there remain issues that need to be addressed.

Why hospitals won’t embrace telehealth post-COVID-19 Special

In the wake of COVID-19, telehealth saw a massive surge as physicians and patients alike looked for alternatives to the traditional face-to-face doctor’s visit. But will this trajectory continue post-COVID?

Telehealth booms amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Telehealth and related digital health solutions have seen a large uptake during the coronavirus pandemic. In turn, this has seen an upscale of investment in digital health startups.

Air Doctor launches new telemedicine service

Air Doctor has announced it will make available telemedicine services to all travelers, aimed at improving insurer care, and reducing costs by up to 75 percent.

Telemedicine Report: Patients are keen to use remote services

A new survey finds that 53 percent of the respondents have indicated that a major benefit of Telemedicine Service is to get consultation without leaving the comfort of home. Despite these advantages, the provision and take-up of telemedicine remains slow.

Q&A: Patients prefer a provider who offers telemedicine services Special

A telehealth survey of nearly 400 U.S. patients finds a growing interest in and impressions of video conferencing as a replacement for in-person doctor visits. Consumers are gravitating towards providers of such services.

Majority of expats opt for virtual health care services

For those electing to living abroad, accessing health services can be challenging, not only in terms of cost but also due to cultural differences and language barriers. A new survey finds 78 percent of expats are now likely to use virtual health services.

MediSprout integrates telehealth solution with Alexa

MediSprout, an innovator in healthcare and telehealth solutions, has announced that its V2MD telehealth platform that connects physicians with their patients through video conferencing will integrate with Amazon Alexa.

Q&A: Looking to the future of telehealth Special

Telehealth could save millions of dollars within the healthcare industry. One example is Call9, a tech-enabled healthcare service that delivers immediate care to patients in skilled nursing facilities.

Addiction Policy Forum CEO talks addiction prevention, telehealth Special

Jessica Hulsey Nickel, the founder, president and CEO of Addiction Policy Forum, chatted with Digital Journal about her national nonprofit organization, which raises awareness on addiction, prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Medicare and Medicaid set to expand telehealth

The telehealth remote medical practice received a boost recently with a strong indication that the U.S. health schemes Medicare and Medicaid are set to endorse the practice, especially for elements of the population residing out of town.

How telehealth is disrupting healthcare: Interview Special

Telehealth is changing the way many people access health services, especially in remote areas. What does it take to deliver telehealth and how effective it? To answer these issues we spoke with Teresa Gardner Tyson, Executive Director, The Health Wagon.

Telehealth was used to help patients during Hurricane Irma

Miami - During the worst days of Hurricane Irma, the company Nemours Children’s Health System made use of its telehealth to provide pediatric care for any patient in the state who needed it.

Interview with thought leader on TeleHealth for business Special

San Francisco - For human resources, and businesses in general, the biggest trend in new benefits offerings is shaping up to be TeleHealth, especially the areas of TeleMedicine and TeleTherapy. We spoke with David Reid, CEO of EaseCentral to find out more.
 

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