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Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient's health. Electronic communication means the use of interactive telecommunications equipment that includes, at a minimum, audio and video equipment permitting two-way, real time interactive communication between the patient, and the physician or practitioner at the distant site. Telemedicine is viewed as a cost-effective alternative to the more traditional face-to-face way of providing medical care (e.g., face-to-face consultations or examinations between provider and patient).
Telemedicine for treating substance use disorders remains underused, study shows

Telemedicine for treating substance use disorders remains underused, study shows

Study finds huge shortfall in use of home-based medical care by frail seniors

Study finds huge shortfall in use of home-based medical care by frail seniors

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

New symposium explores how technology can transform pediatric care

New symposium explores how technology can transform pediatric care

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Insilico to present advances in artificial intelligence at the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

Insilico to present advances in artificial intelligence at the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

Doctors give Medicare’s proposal to pay for telemedicine poor prognosis

Doctors give Medicare’s proposal to pay for telemedicine poor prognosis

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Scientists design new methodology of motor assessment for patients with acquired brain injury

Scientists design new methodology of motor assessment for patients with acquired brain injury

NUS researchers develop new device for quick and accurate screening of diseases

NUS researchers develop new device for quick and accurate screening of diseases

Clinical trial to examine whether sleep apnea treatment prevents recurrent stroke, improves recovery

Clinical trial to examine whether sleep apnea treatment prevents recurrent stroke, improves recovery

Cancer patient-centered video blogs yield most empathetic responses from viewers

Cancer patient-centered video blogs yield most empathetic responses from viewers

Study finds substantial shift from emergency departments to urgent care centers

Study finds substantial shift from emergency departments to urgent care centers

Targeted and population-based strategies can lead to better hypertension control

Targeted and population-based strategies can lead to better hypertension control

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Ask us anything!

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Ask us anything!

Philips acquires Air Force mobile technology to improve real-time patient monitoring

Philips acquires Air Force mobile technology to improve real-time patient monitoring

New smartphone app can help detect atrial fibrillation

New smartphone app can help detect atrial fibrillation

After-hours telemedicine can lead to fewer hospitalizations and more savings

After-hours telemedicine can lead to fewer hospitalizations and more savings

Physicians in pediatric telemedicine service frequently face difficulties and challenges

Physicians in pediatric telemedicine service frequently face difficulties and challenges

Community frets as buyer for cherished rural hospital slips from view

Community frets as buyer for cherished rural hospital slips from view