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More Antibiotics Being Prescribed Via Telemedicine

More Antibiotics Being Prescribed Via Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a concept that’s inching its way into the mainstream of healthcare provision in the US. With telemedicine, the physician and the patient are not physically in the same room, but communicate by phone, video conference, or some other ...

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The Bumpy Road Ahead for Telemedicine Regulations

The Bumpy Road Ahead for Telemedicine Regulations

By the year 2018, the global market for telemedicine is expected to grow by more than a factor of ten, with worldwide revenue for telemedicine expected to grow from $440.6 million to $4.5 billion by then. Whereas only 350,000 patients ...

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Medicare Might Expand for Telemedicine

Medicare Might Expand for Telemedicine

More telemedicine services are expected to become available to Medicare patients in 2015. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Studies (CMS) defines telemedicine for its purposes as the provision of healthcare services using multimedia equipment including at a minimum, both ...

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Telemedicine Helping with Injured Workers

Telemedicine Helping with Injured Workers

Telemedicine can be used to treat workers injured on the job, particularly in rural areas, providing quicker evaluation and potentially reducing the costs paid by employers and workers’ compensation insurers. Telemedicine is remote, virtual interaction among two or more parties, ...

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AMA Endorses Telemedicine Trend

AMA Endorses Telemedicine Trend

Telemedicine has grown steadily throughout the world in recent years. According to researchers at InMedicine, utilization of telemedicine is expected to grow significantly in the next few years, led by the growth of remote patient monitoring. Specifically, remote patient monitoring ...

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How Telemedicine is Helping Brain Aneurysm Patients

How Telemedicine is Helping Brain Aneurysm Patients

Some of the applications for telemedicine are obvious, like providing consultations from specialists to patients in remote areas for whom specialist care is unavailable. Telemedicine can also be beneficial for patients in many more locations when they’re in a situation ...

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How Nursing Homes Could Benefit from Telemedicine

How Nursing Homes Could Benefit from Telemedicine

In nursing homes, physicians are typically on-call during nights and weekends. Unfortunately, what often happens when a nursing home resident is ill or injured during off-hours, is a nurse contacts the on-call physician by phone, and if the physician is ...

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More Companies Warming Up to Telemedicine

More Companies Warming Up to Telemedicine

Telemedicine, put simply, is the use of electronic communications for exchange of medical information, either from physician to patient, or among physicians. Telemedicine reduces wait times, delivers care to remote areas, increases efficiency of care delivery, cuts costs, and improves ...

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