Although telemedicine is a rapidly growing field, some physicians remain resistant—perhaps due to misconceptions about the technology. While we can’t help you overcome the inertia of trying something new, we can help you debunk the most common myths with the following telemedicine facts.
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The American Medical Association (AMA), recognizing the changes being wrought in the industry by telemedicine, has announced a new set of ethical guidelines to help ensure that electronic doctor-patient interactions will remain safe and effective. The goal is to help physicians understand how their responsibilities may vary depending on whether they are seeing a patient […]
Amidst all the worries of the Zika epidemic affecting babies in Brazil, here’s a bit of encouraging news. Dr. Sandra Mattos, a pediatric cardiologist, is using telemedicine to increase those infants’ access to care. Her efforts have overcome poor infrastructure, especially in remote areas, that typically prevent families from receiving needed health care.
The growing acceptance of telemedicine is bringing changes in the way medical care is delivered. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned expert, below are a few intriguing facts you might not know, courtesy of Becker’s Hospital Review.
We are pleased to announce that swyMed is now on the GSA Schedule for procurement by government agencies. Through a partnership with ACI Health, a federal contracting firm that provides telemedicine/telehealth services and medical staffing solutions, swyMed has become an approved platform for conducting easy, secure video calls in-house or “on the go.”
According to a recent article in Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, managing diabetes at home is about to become easier. Many types of data—such as blood glucose levels, food intake, and exercise patterns—can be measured, transmitted securely, and analyzed. So far, studies suggest that telemedicine for diabetes care can lead to better outcomes at […]
Remember when doctors used to make house calls routinely? The days of personalized, in-home medical care are returning, but with a twist. Thanks to video medicine technology, Wisconsin company Astia Health can connect you with a physician, no matter where you are, and deliver treatment to your doorstep.
Telemedicine advocates have long been expounding the savings of reduced or eliminated travel for patients, and a new study has proven that these savings are real.
According to a new study, using telemedicine for home health management of obstructive sleep apnea may be just as effective as in-person care. Patients were highly satisfied with the telemedicine visits, even commenting favorably on the reduced travel burden and increased convenience.
These days, healthcare providers are looking for ways to increase patient engagement. Many forward-thinking organizations are finding that telemedicine offers a versatile tool for building meaningful relationships with patients and their families while reducing the cost of delivering care.
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