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:
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.
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
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
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.
As new telehealth and telemedicine technologies begin to emerge in the behavioral health care space, mental health providers will want to stay aware and informed regarding the opportunities and the challenges presented by telehealth.
Almost everything in life—be it at home, the gym, or the office—is all about clearing the next hurdle. If you are reading this article, it’s presumable that you are in the middle of or about to face the adoption hurdle. The good news is, with the right strategy, this hurdle can be an easy one.
With autumn settling in over the northern hemisphere, winter can’t be far behind. The daylight hours are already noticeably shorter, and colder temperatures are settling in, too. While the cold and dark are enough to make many of us a little gloomy, there is a small percentage of the population
On October 9th, 2014, WeCounsel was awarded the Healthcare Excellence Award. According to the CHA Startup Awards website, “This recognition is extended to a visionary startup that sought to solve a systemic problem facing either doctors or patients in the healthcare industry.” Judges for the awards
Telemental health's principle value is in allowing providers to reach consumers regardless of geographical distances. As liberating as this feature is for providers and consumers alike, it brings with it potentially serious repercussions. Treating across state lines is a logistical and legal