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Health Care Execs Believe in Telemedicine, But Limitations Remain

In recent years, study after study has highlighted the potential that health care organizations, providers, and patients see in utilizing telemedicine. And economists have predicted that the telemedicine market will be worth as much as $40 billion by the year 2021. But despite the sense of excitement surrounding the technologies, from health care organizations’ point […]

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Can Wearables Detect Epileptic Seizures and Diabetes?

An estimated 1.3 million to 2.8 million Americans currently have epilepsy, a disorder that causes chronic seizures, according to the Epilepsy Foundation. (The CDC puts the number higher, at 3.4 million.) It’s the fourth most commonly diagnosed neurological condition, impacting Americans of all ages; each year, it also kills more than 3,000 people. What if […]

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Telemedicine for Weight Loss? New Study Shows Effectiveness

Resolving to lose weight in the coming year is one of the most common New Years resolutions there is. As with most New Years resolutions, of course, it’s probably easier said than done. But could telemedicine help to keep people on track to meet their New Years weight loss goals? According to the results of […]

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Study Shows Savings From Telemedicine Cardiology Consults

Study after study has outlined the benefits of telemedicine and remote monitoring, particularly when it comes to time saved and patient satisfaction. Now, a newly released study is shedding additional light on the cost savings—arguably still the least developed area of telemedicine research—that can result from the use of remote cardiology consults. As mHealth Intelligence first reported, […]

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Making Lab Tests More Accessible: rHEALTH Device Approved in EU

What if you could, from the comfort of your own home and with just one drop of blood, screen yourself for a variety of health care conditions? As highlighted in an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) blog post, this scenario is on its way to becoming a reality with a new first-of-its-kind portable […]

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School-Based Telemedicine Helped Kids Manage Asthma: Study

Throughout the United States, more than six million children suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Each year, the disease is the reason behind more than two million emergency room visits (among children and adults), and accounts for more than $50 billion in health care costs. But one new […]

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Don’t Miss the Early Bird Rate for the Telemed Leadership Forum!

Are you interested in connecting and networking with telemedicine industry leaders? Or are you interested in learning more about the business side of telemedicine from the people and organizations who know it best? If any of this sounds like you, look no further than the Telemed Leadership Forum, “The ROI of Telehealth,” to be held […]

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Survey Says: Telehealth Education Not a Top Priority

It’s difficult to dispute the growth in telehealth usage in recent years, as providers and health care organizations in particular have sought to incorporate the technologies into their practice. But are health care organizations adequately prioritizing patient education about what telehealth actually entails, or what its benefits are? As mHealth Intelligence first reported, a new study from […]

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Cybersecurity Leadership is Limited at Many Health Care Orgs: Study

You could be forgiven these days for thinking that there was a large-scale health care data breach every other day, with the degree to which they’ve dominated headlines. Indeed, an Accenture study from earlier this year found that 26 percent of Americans have had their data breached. And in May, the “WannaCry” ransomware attack caused […]

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Telehealth in 2018: What Can We Expect?

In many ways, 2017 has been a banner year for telehealth and mHealth, from the introduction (and in some cases, passage) of more than 200 bills in state legislatures, to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) proposed rule making it easier for the agency’s practitioners to treat patients across state lines, to continued investment in […]

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