Telemedicine

The Advantages of Telemedicine with Addiction Treatment

Telemedicine technology within the substance use treatment field has endless applications. However, when comparing substance use disorder treatment to other areas of healthcare, it lacks a significant universal technology component. Telemedicine technology is not implemented on a national scale in addiction recovery programs. However, there are indications that it has the potential to transform and

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The Future of Telemedicine: 6 Telehealth Trends Shaping the Industry

What does the future of telemedicine hold? Get an educated idea by looking at the disruptive telehealth trends. Explore what they are in this roundup. Modern-day technology has allowed for the medical industry to provide even more efficient services for its patients. Patients can now get prompt responses from doctors and physicians. Then be properly diagnosed

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How to Use Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What is considered telehealth? According to the World Health Organization: Telehealth is defined as the use of telecommunications and information technology to provide access to health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, consultation, supervision and information across distance. Telehealth includes such technologies as telephones, facsimile machines, electronic mail systems, and remote patient monitoring devices which are used to

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How Telehealth Will Help You Conquer the Coronavirus Crisis

Imagine this, an 86-year-old with severe conditions such as heart disease and a cancer diagnosis —  needing to stay indoors, because according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), he or she is at higher risk for getting the worse of COVID-19. The patient’s need for care doesn’t evaporate… How can you ensure

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How Safe Is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine has emerged as an important new tool for doctors and counselors to engage patients in improving their healthcare. It’s been great for patients, too, giving them the ability to connect with health care providers quickly, conveniently, and affordably. Even with all these benefits, some people may have questions about whether telemedicine is really a

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A Physician’s Perspective on What Works (and Doesn’t) for Telemedicine

Author: Dr. Timothy Porter Preface: Dr. Tim Porter provides telemedicine care for his patients as a community pediatrician in Chicago. Dr. Tim Porter completed his pediatric training at Lurie Children’s Hospital and the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Porter’s interests include social and community advocacy as well as increasing

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