VA Setting the Bar for Telehealth Programs

VA Setting the Bar for Telehealth Programs

The Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system isn’t exactly known for setting standards in healthcare efficiency. Indeed, this past year saw a scandal that rocked the entire healthcare system as it was revealed that veterans had died while awaiting care at VA...
Apple Jumps on the Telemedicine Bandwagon

Apple Jumps on the Telemedicine Bandwagon

The name Apple has become synonymous with innovation over the last decade. Traditionally, where Apple leads, the rest of the tech world follows. So it will be interesting to see who follows suit in the wake of the “HealthKit” launch this past year....
Colorado Making Strides for Telemedicine

Colorado Making Strides for Telemedicine

Colorado took a major step towards making telemedicine broadly accessible this past week. In a unanimous vote, The House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee passed a bill that would expand an existing law that supports telemedicine for patients in rural areas...
Strong Patient Interest in Telemedicine

Strong Patient Interest in Telemedicine

A Software Advice survey revealed that 75% of patients who have never used telemedicine said they were interested in trying such services in place of an in-person medical visit, as reported by this article on iHealthBeat.org. Of those 75% of patients, 39% identified...