Patients in rural northern California communities will now have faster, more convenient access to specialty care in their area thanks to a new telehealth initiative announced by the Blue Shield of California and the Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health.
Connected healthcare has a ton of potential and is inevitable, providers are just going through a learning curve on how to utilize and capitalize off the different technologies that move patient care beyond the four walls of a traditional practice setting.
As part of its telemedicine initiative, the 595-bed Texas-based Children’s Medical Center Dallas deployed the TeleNICU in 2013 in order to meet the demand for access to pediatric subspecialists, which is a problem in the state. Leaders at the medical center...
The Princeton, Ind.-based Onsite Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are collaborating to provide second opinions and medical consultations via telemedicine services in Afghanistan.
CHRISTUS Health, recognized as a semifinalist in the 2013 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards program, was able to use remote patient monitoring to decrease costs and 30-day readmissions, while improving patient outcomes and satisfaction.
The virtual care doctor-patient video consultation industry will grow significantly over the next five years, according to new research from the Dallas-based market research and consulting company, Parks Associates.
Remote consultations from dermatologists using a secure smartphone app have proven reliable at prioritizing care for hospitalized patients with skin conditions, according to a recent report in JAMA Dermatology.
A new study published in the February issue of the journal Health Affairs from researchers at the University of Michigan and the Center for Connected Health at Partners Healthcare System in Boston revealed that 42 percent of hospitals in the U.S. use a "...