Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Telehealth Parity Bill Seeks to Increase Telehealth Access

Telehealth and telemedicine solutions are changing the way that doctors are able to interact with patients. In recent years, the United States has see

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Telepsychiatry May Be The Answer To Mental Health Treatment In U.S. Prisons

Is telemedicine software and/or telemedicine video conferencing the solution to mental health treatment for U.S. inmates? Mental health care in prison is a tricky topic. In many cases, it is severely lacking. More importantly, prisons and jails that want to improve don't know the best way to do it.

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Telehealth Platforms Can Reduce PTSD Symptoms in Returning War Veterans

More than 500,000 returning war veterans were diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2012. In light of Memorial Day two weekends ago, it is essential to continue focusing on our veterans and on the quality of healthcare that returning veterans receive.

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Video Is An Integral Part Of Raising Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness month -- and that means it is time to face some pretty difficult truths about mental health and mental health treatment in the U.S. "Almost two-thirds of people with a mental disorder won’t seek treatment" and "a 2014 study showed that stigma is the top reason people

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Patients In Remote Areas Turn To Telepsychiatry

Telemedicine and telehealth solutions, a new technology used "to do things such as take patients’ vital signs and send the results remotely," according to U.S. News, is rapidly evolving. As conferencing solutions grow more effective every day, more healthcare providers are realizing a simple truth:

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Why Every Therapist in Private Practice Needs a Telehealth Option

Today we have Evan Center of The Center Institute weighing in on why every provider should use telemental health. Evan has a successful practice in Bozeman, MT counseling adolescents and also coaches other therapists on how to optimize and grow their practices through her Institute.

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Infant Suffering Life-Threatening Disease Survives, Thanks To Telemedicine

The benefits of telemedicine are plentiful. In the case of then seven-month-old MaLea Fox, the relatively new practice saved her life. The infant suffered from a 102.4 degree fever, among other troubling symptoms. Perplexed by the exact cause of the baby's ailment, the doctor at Columbia Memorial

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Has Traditional Medicine Met its Match?

One of the biggest advancements in medical technology is telemedicine. Telemedicine video conferencing allows patients to see their physicians without facing obstacles like child care, transportation, or obtaining time off of work. The telemedicine market earned $240 million in revenue in 2013

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Technological Advances Are Facilitating Telehealth

There are two main forms that telehealth applications take: real-time communication (synchronous) and store-and-forward (asynchronous). Real-time communications are frequently used to consult with a remote specialist, but they can also be used for interpretive and educational purposes.

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How Telehealth Improves Patients’ Lives

Telehealth (also known as telemedicine) is a broad term used to describe the delivery of various health-related services and information using telecommunications technology. It includes remote patient monitoring, remote specialist consultation and counseling via videoconferencing. Telehealth is

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