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GlobalMed Announces Official HIMSS20 Speakers

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Educational session focuses on a pilot program to bring telemedicine to under-served regions of Zimbabwe. Scottsdale, Ariz. – February 12, 2020 – GlobalMed, a leading provider of virtual health solutions, today announced that it will be represented in a speaking session: “Transforming Africa’s Health Crisis with Telemedicine,” at HIMSS20, the health information…

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7 Ways Telemedicine is Helping Critical Access Hospitals

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If you’re a telemedicine advocate, you know it can transform rural healthcare. Virtual care is extending emergency services to South American villages unreachable by ambulance; it’s helping to stem the rising tide of communicable and chronic disease in Africa. In the U.S., patients in agricultural communities and remote Appalachian and...
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How Telehealth Is Helping Military Families

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Military families face many challenges, especially when they need to move every few years. But when one family member has special needs, a new set of considerations come into play – particularly regarding service member assignments. When a service member is assigned overseas, all family members must undergo Family Member...
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Solving Access to Specialty Care for Rural Communities

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Limited access to specialty providers and internet connectivity continues to be a barrier to quality healthcare for rural communities worldwide. Rural patients typically have less income than those in urban areas, limiting their ability to afford care even if they can manage the travel to an urban location. Combine this...
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2019: Telemedicine’s Year in Review

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We’ve had an action-packed year in telemedicine, but now it’s drawing to a close. Current estimates predict our market will hit $130.5 billion by 2025. That confirms our observations that virtual care is becoming an ingrained part of medicine – but with that growth inevitably comes change. Telehealth is the...
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