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Google Wants You to Video Chat with a Doctor

Google Wants You to Video Chat with a Doctor

Internet saturation in the United States has had a major effect on the doctor-patient relationship. Not only can ordinary consumers research healthcare providers’ services and reviews, they have access to an astounding amount of medical information with which they can ...

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Does the US Lag Behind When It Comes to Telemedicine?

Does the US Lag Behind When It Comes to Telemedicine?

Telemedicine, or the provision of medical services at a distance, has been envisioned for decades. Now the technology and connectivity necessary to support it are available. Adoption of telemedicine services is growing in the United States, but the pace has ...

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7 Ways Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare

7 Ways Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare

You may not have interacted with your doctor by video conference, but chances are, telemedicine has already influenced your healthcare in some way. Whether your doctor forwarded x-rays to a radiologist for consultation, or you provided follow-up information to your ...

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One of the Best Things About Telemedicine? No Waiting Times

One of the Best Things About Telemedicine? No Waiting Times

Telemedicine is becoming an option for an increasing number of American consumers. Long relegated to telephone connections and healthcare provision in extremely rural areas, telemedicine is becoming more common in many settings, including in cities with highly respected medical centers. ...

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Can I Buy Viagra at An Online Pharmacy?

Can I Buy Viagra at An Online Pharmacy?

You can buy Viagra at online pharmacies, but that doesn’t mean all providers are equally good. Men may prefer to purchase Viagra from an online pharmacy due to factors like convenience and privacy. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a sensitive topic ...

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Telemedicine and Abortions: What the Future Holds

Telemedicine and Abortions: What the Future Holds

Telemedicine, where medical services are delivered at a distance, has the potential to revolutionize the ways in which many people receive healthcare services. For example, injured workers in remote areas (such as on offshore drilling platforms or remote pipeline building ...

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Telemedicine Could Save Healthcare Companies $6 billion Per Year

Telemedicine Could Save Healthcare Companies $6 billion Per Year

Telemedicine isn’t limited to any single process, but includes any number of processes and technologies used to provide healthcare services at a distance. Telemedicine may simply involve forwarding medical images to a specialist by email, or it could use special ...

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7 Reasons to Get Excited about Telemedicine

7 Reasons to Get Excited about Telemedicine

Telemedicine encompasses a number of technologies that allow patients and healthcare professionals to communicate more quickly, solve problems faster, save time, and save money. Telemedicine may be something as simple as x-ray images being electronically forwarded to a specialist for ...

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Telemedicine Industry Looks Forward with Optimism

Telemedicine Industry Looks Forward with Optimism

September 6 through 9, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) held its Fall Forum in Palm Desert, California. This year, the ATA Fall Forum focused on the management of chronic conditions through telemedicine. Sessions, programs, and discussions concerned ways telemedicine can ...

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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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