Tag: Telemedicine

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

E-visits and other forms of telemedicine are done over commonly available computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones — and are typically encrypted to protect privacy. Specialized equipment is usually needed for remote monitoring, such as blood pressure or heart rate

May 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Telemedicine opening doors to specialty care for inmates

Telemedicine opening doors to specialty care for inmates

Prisons are often located in rural areas far from medical centers that have experts in cancer, heart and other disease treatments. Even if the visit just involves a trip to a hospital across town, the inmate must be transported under guard, often in shackles. The whole process is expensive for the correctional facility and time-consuming for the patient.

May 1, 2018 | By | Reply More