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Nominee to Head the Department of HHS Supports Telemedicine Image

Nominee to Head the Department of HHS Supports Telemedicine

Posted on Wed, January 18, 2017 by Roger Downey

Representative Tom Price says he believes telemedicine can increase access to healthcare.

When Kids Get “Sick” Are They Too Sick to Go to School? Image

When Kids Get “Sick” Are They Too Sick to Go to School?

Posted on Tue, January 17, 2017 by Roger Downey

Making the decision to keep a child home from school can be tricky.

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TED Is On the Road

Posted on Wed, January 11, 2017 by Roger Downey

The Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) truck has started its journey to visit more than 200 VA medical centers and clinics across the country.

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Better Healthcare and Cost Savings

Posted on Wed, December 07, 2016 by Roger Downey

How doctors’ moral obligation plays into proposals to reform healthcare in the United States.

Telemedicine and Depression: A Possible Link Image

Telemedicine and Depression: A Possible Link

Posted on Wed, October 12, 2016 by Roger Downey

Experts agree that work-life balance is important for physicians to avoid depression, even those who see patients remotely.

Painkiller Addiction in the U-S Is Now Worse than Ever Image

Painkiller Addiction in the U-S Is Now Worse than Ever

Posted on Wed, September 28, 2016 by Roger Downey

The situation involving both prescription and illegal painkillers is spiraling out of control.

Is the ROI on Telemedicine Real? Image

Is the ROI on Telemedicine Real?

Posted on Thu, September 15, 2016 by Roger Downey

Medical practices and facilities want to know how the dollars can add up.

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Health and Wellness Programs Pay Off for Employees and Employers

Posted on Tue, September 13, 2016 by Roger Downey

Quantitative findings drawn from MetLife Employee Benefit Trends Studies show that employees who have the benefit of a health and wellness program feel a strong sense of engagement in their work and commitment to their…

HHS Report on Telemedicine Covers Familiar, Confusing Ground Image

HHS Report on Telemedicine Covers Familiar, Confusing Ground

Posted on Tue, August 23, 2016 by Roger Downey

Although Congress “requested” the Department of Health and Human Services to provide it with a report on telemedicine by the summer of 2015, it took the department an extra year, and the agency shows it…

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The World Has Changed, and Healthcare Must Adapt

Posted on Tue, August 09, 2016 by Roger Downey

Healthcare providers must take patient data security even more seriously because system breaches are not going to stop.

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