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State of Wisconsin Turns to Telepsychiatry Solutions for Professional Shortage Problem

The healthcare industry, similarly to other fields, has seen rapid development and growth as new technology, software, and devices make seeing, diagnosing, and treating patients easier and more efficient. One of the most successful trends that the industry is moving towards today involves

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Telemedicine Research Gains More Support – This Time from the Veterans

New telemedicine research from Vanderbilt University and the Department of Veterans Affairs supports the growing trend of telehealth technologies. In a study that took place from May 2014 to June 2014, 23 veterans received basic surgery and were then seen three times for post-operation services.

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Recent Study from CVS Supports Advantages of Telemedicine

Over the last couple years the advantages of telemedicine have continued to grow and foster a high level of support in the medical industry. It's only natural that as technology advances, the means to provide medical care does as well. The CVS Health Research Institute is just the latest source to

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3 Ways the Telemental Health Institute is Moving Healthcare Forward

The TeleMental Health Institute (TMHI) is an organization dedicated to the cause of promoting the growth and expansion of telehealth solutions. With the rising costs of healthcare it is becoming a more and more popular industry, and we are beginning to see the many benefits telehealth technologies

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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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Telemedicine: There’s an App for That

Telemedicine is all about accessibility, and providing patients who seek care dependable medical attention quickly and efficiently. Because of the apparent benefits of telemedicine, this technological healthcare initiative is taking off in a rapid manner. In fact, within the United States, the

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America’s Mental Health Care System is in Crisis. Telepsychiatry Could be the Answer

Within the United States, 1/4 of adults can be diagnosed with one or multiple disorders in a single year, including depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD. Children are suffering too, with an estimated 1 in 5 diagnosed with a major debilitating disorder in either the present or past.

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The National Association of School Nurses Promotes the Use of Telehealth Services

Telehealth platforms can be used in a wide variety of healthcare and clinical settings, such as in schools, without replacing in-person treatment. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) believes that “telehealth technology may be used to augment school health services” (NASN.org).

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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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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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