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telemedicine technology


September 4, 2013  12:12 PM

Concussion robot on football sideline among latest telemedicine trends

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

Mayo Clinic is providing the Northern Arizona University football team with a telemedicine robot for their upcoming season. The robot, which will act as the sideline eyes and ears for a remote neurologist in Phoenix, will help test...

April 26, 2013  3:36 PM

Software-based telemedicine solutions expand the boundaries of healthcare

EmilyHuizenga Profile: EmilyHuizenga
Mobile devices and telehealth, telemedicine services, telemedicine solutions, telemedicine technology

As telehealth systems continue to gain acceptance in U.S. healthcare, new models will aim to expand the boundaries of care delivery, employing software-based telemedicine technology. David Plummer, global business leader for Cisco Systems, Inc.'s HealthPresence, said that, looking forward,


February 20, 2013  2:29 PM

Kinect use in health care might yield cost savings

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Microsoft Kinect, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

Microsoft Corp.'s Kinect gaming system allows people to jump, throw darts, slay droids with lightsabers and participate in real-time Zumba dance classes, but a new report points out the device might also be a cost-saving boon to the practice of telemedicine. Telemedicine systems can cost tens of...


January 29, 2013  1:24 PM

Robots in health care: FDA approves monitoring device

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the “first autonomous navigation remote presence robot” for use in hospitals. The robot was jointly created by iRobot Corp. and InTouch Health. The robot, known as RP-VITA, will foster remote patient consultations and give doctors the ability to...


November 13, 2012  3:17 PM

Post-concussion observation focuses on telemedicine care

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Telemedicine, telemedicine services, telemedicine technology

Telemedicine can be a tool for evaluating patients and providing subspecialty care to patients, as demonstrated in a recent study of a patient observed for post-concussion effects. Telemedicine care can deliver specialized...

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May 8, 2012  9:26 AM

Patients, providers alike benefit from dermatology rural telemedicine

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
home telehealth, rural health care, telehealth, telehealth services, telemedicine technology

With scores of health IT leaders leaving the ATA's annual meeting at the beginning of May, it is no surprise telemedicine news continues to make headlines -- in particular, to...


May 2, 2012  10:40 AM

Alaska telehealth access to specialists beats Boston in-person

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
american telemedicine association, telehealth, telehealth services, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

SAN JOSE, CA – Incoming American Telemedicine Association president and CIO of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Stewart Ferguson is a health IT stalwart. Previously, he oversaw the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network (AFHCAN), Alaska’s largest telehealth project, which comprises...


March 9, 2011  10:00 AM

Telemedicine at crossroads as CMS mulls final rule

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ATA, Cisco, CMS, Joint Commission, Telemedicine, telemedicine services, telemedicine technology

This year SearchHealthIT will be attending the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Tampa. One of the reasons we're looking forward to it is because of the story: Telemedicine technology is...


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