Category: Telemedicine

Amended telemedicine bill clears House committee

A bill allowing health care providers to offer diagnoses over the phone to patients they have never seen in person or via a video connection cleared a House committee on Tuesday after an unsuccessful attempt last month. The House Committee

OnMed Launches Interactive Telemedicine Center on Cheddar

Austin White, CEO and Founding Partner at OnMed, joined Cheddar to discuss the new technology that makes going to the doctor as easy as stepping into the a phone booth.   Source: OnMed Launches Interactive Telemedicine Center on Cheddar

How Telehealth is Impacting Employers in Dallas-Fort Worth

Over the last several years, virtual health has grown exponentially in the United States, overcoming political hurdles, legislation, and medical societies fighting tooth and nail to stop its proliferation. Employers are starting to recognize the value of telemedicine as well,

From Fox News – Family upset after ‘robot’ doctor informs patient he doesn’t have long to live

Family upset after ‘robot’ doctor informs patient he doesn’t have long to live https://www.foxnews.com/health/family-upset-after-robot-doctor-says-patient-doesnt-have-long-to-live

House Looks To ‘Kick-Start’ Telehealth

Insurers could get tax breaks worth as much as $30 million and use out-of-state health providers in their networks under a House bill meant to champion the use of “telehealth” in Florida. Members of the House Health Quality Subcommittee this

Congress to Try Again on Medicare Coverage for Telemental Health

Congress is taking another stab at legislation that would expand telehealth access for Medicare beneficiaries seeking mental health services at home. The Mental Health Telemedicine Expansion Act (HR 1301), reintroduced last month by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Tom Reed

Publications – Research & Commentary: Nebraska Considers Loosening Restrictions on Telemedicine

Telemedicine—the use of information technology to remotely diagnose, treat, or monitor patients—can transform health care delivery by making it more affordable and readily available. The main barriers preventing telemedicine from expanding further in many states are government regulations and the

Florida House looks to ‘kick-start’ telehealth

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Insurers could get tax breaks worth as much as $30 million and use out-of-state health providers in their networks under a House bill meant to champion the use of “telehealth” in Florida. Members of the House Health Quality Subcommittee this

U.S. Telehealth Startups Offer Cures To Healthcare Challenges

Sick of that drive to the doctor’s office and the anxiety that comes from waiting in their office as you grumble at the amount of time and cash it took for you to even get there in the first place?

Urgent Care for Kids Launches First Statewide Virtual Pediatric Telemedicine Service

AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On-demand virtual pediatric doctor visits are now available statewide through Virtual Care for Kids®, the first service of its kind in Texas made possible by Urgent Care for Kids. Patients can now opt to connect via video chat

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