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Federal Grant for Telemedicine

Federal Grant for Telemedicine

Federal Grant for TelemedicineThe Southwest Telehealth Resource Center was recently the recipient of a four year $1.3 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. The hope is that the grant will help the center to expand its telemedicine ...

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Telemedicine: The Doctor of the Future

Telemedicine: The Doctor of the Future

Prescriptions are one of the first services being adopted online through telemedicine, but other services have been introduced as well. As telemedicine continues to grow, it is becoming easier and easier to see a doctor. Now, thanks to various websites, it’s possible to visit a doctor without even leaving the comfort ...

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FDA Takes Aim At Medical Apps

FDA Takes Aim At Medical Apps

Growth may be slowed by a longer regulatory process, which can take several years to approve new products. Smart phones have become a big part of our everyday lives. The phones have applications for just about everything, and that includes apps that deal with your health. As these mobile medical apps increase in ...

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Hospitals Embrace Telemedicine

Hospitals Embrace Telemedicine

Prescriptions are one of the first telemedicine services that are being offered online. There was a time when patients had to drive many miles to see a specialized doctor. But these days, you can head to your local hospital and be treated by a doctor who is thousands of miles away. Using webcams and high tech ...

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NASA’s History of Involvement with Telemedicine

NASA’s History of Involvement with Telemedicine

NASA’s History of Involvement with Telemedicine Modern telemedicine has its roots in NASA’s first space flights over 40 years ago. Astronauts’ vital signs and biomedical responses had to monitored from the Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston, and the only way to do so was through an innovative ...

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New Projections for Telemedicine: 2012 – 2018

New Projections for Telemedicine: 2012 – 2018

Next time you have a headache, you might be able to see a doctor without having to drive, sign in, and sit in a waiting room. Wintergreen Research has recently published a new in-depth analysis of telemedicine and it’s prospects, position, and potential for growth in the market over the next few years. The study has ...

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Telemedicine in Extreme-Nord, Cameroon, Cont.

Telemedicine in Extreme-Nord, Cameroon, Cont.

Telemedicine in Extreme-Nord, Cameroon, Cont. In this post we’re continuing our discussion of Dr. Ellen M. Einterz, and her inspiring story of bringing healthcare and medical service to the deserving people of Extreme-Nord, Cameroon. To catch up on this week’s topic, read this week’s prior post. The Situation ...

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Texting Helps Battle HIV in Africa

Texting Helps Battle HIV in Africa

Texting Helps Battle HIV in Africa St. Gabriel’s hospital is helping Africans receive better telemedicine in many different ways, and we're going to cover some of their latest advances in today's article. One is the HIV treatment program, which is run by Grace Kamera. The surrounding area has a population of over ...

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