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Medical Services Through Phone On Anvil

Himanshi Dhawan | The Times of India | October 28, 2013

Can cellphones save lives? Marking a significant shift, Indian healthcare providers are now looking at extending medical services through mobile telephony. This means a cancer patient in a Tamil Nadu district hospital can have the option of consulting a specialist in Kolkata or a heart patient in Meerut can receive treatment from a cardiologist in Bangalore. Read More »

Medicare takes another step toward telehealth

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | December 3, 2013

Medicare is expanding coverage for telehealth consults next year, as part of a gradual embrace of the technology that mobile and remote healthcare advocates have been hoping to accelerate. Read More »

mHealth Rapidly Becoming A Global Movement

Eric Wicklund | mHealth News | December 6, 2013

While mHealth technology may be saving lives in places like Africa and the Caribbean, in Europe, Asia and Australia the results aren't so dramatic. Healthcare is already an established industry there, and the adoption of mHealth tools and services is following a more gradual path. [...] Read More »

mHealth, Health IT Investment Break Records In Q1 Of 2014

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | April 8, 2014

Investment in mobile health and other health IT technologies has been off the charts during the first quarter of 2014, says a new report by Rock Health, continuing the meteoric rise of mobile health technologies funded by more traditional venture capitalists and newfangled crowd-funding campaigns.  Technology companies have already scooped up more than $700 million since January of 2014, representing an 87% year-over-year growth versus the same quarter last year.

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Mobile Health Around The Globe: Ghana - Changing The Very Essence Of Healthcare

Rhona Finkel | Health Tech Hatch | August 13, 2012

Ghana faces some serious challenges when it comes to healthcare delivery.
As the Austrian Red Cross points out, although the country has a population of nearly 23.5 million people, there are only 1,439 health care facilities, unevenly distributed across the country. Read More »

Mobile Technology Supports Frontline Health Workers in South Africa

Could the Mobenzi telemedicine platform solve challenges facing South Africa’s overstretched healthcare services? Munyaradzi Makoni reports. Read More »

MU Creates 'Medical Bridges To Nowhere'

Erin McCann | Healthcare IT News | January 15, 2014

As far as Patrick Soon-Shiong is concerned, the $34 billion health IT and electronic medical record incentive program was a grave misstep for the healthcare industry -- but not necessarily for the reasons one might think. Read More »

National Health IT Week: Celebrating HIT As An Essential Tool

Carolyn M. Clancy | Government Health IT | September 10, 2012

Just as a carpenter finishes his work by making sure that his hammers, chisels and saws are clean, sharp and ready for the next project, so should we take pride in and look after our health IT tools and systems. In essence, that’s what we’re doing at this moment, as the health IT community convenes in Washington, DC, for National Health IT Week. Read More »

New bill Aims To Remove Coverage Restrictions Of Telemedicine

Erin McCann | Government Health IT | January 4, 2013

A new bill introduced Sunday in the U.S. House of Representatives that, if passed, would expand telehealth services in Medicare and Medicaid programs has garnered the support of The American Telemedicine Association. Read More »

OpenEMR Launches Easy Install Option for Amazon's Cloud Services

Press Release | OEMR | August 15, 2017

OpenEMR, the most popular open source electronic health records (EHR) and medical practice management solution, upgraded their cloud-services capability with the latest 5.0.0.4 release. OpenEMR can now be operated as an out of the box cloud-services solution using Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. With several simple steps, end users can get their OpenEMR on the cloud and take advantage of all the benefits that the cloud provides.

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Pertexa chooses Open Source PTZOptics cameras for their robotic telemedicine assistant deployment in California Hostpital

Press Release | PTZOptics | October 15, 2015

Pertexa Healthcare Technologies, California-based telehealth company announces they have selected PTZOptics robotic PTZ cameras for their flagship product RITA (Remote Intelligent TeleHealth Assistant). These telemedicine robots will be deployed with the a number of the latest, state-of-the-art technologies and allow doctors full PTZ camera control remotely from anywhere in the world. The specialties will include dermatology, cardiology, pain management, OB/GYN, orthopedic and primary care.

Philippines National Telehealth Center Leverages Innovative Open Solutions to Provide Equitable Access to Quality Healthcare

Priyankar Bhunia | Open Gov Asia | March 21, 2017

OpenGov had the opportunity to speak to Dr. Portia Grace Fernandez-Marcelo, Director of the UP (University of Philippines) Manila-National Telehealth Center (NTHC) about using ICT to provide equitable access to quality healthcare for all, specially in isolated and disadvantaged communities. NTHC is one of the pioneers in the Philippines developing cost-effective ICT tools and innovations for improving healthcare and deploying solutions in communities where they are required most urgently...

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Providers 'Grappling' With Mobile Plans

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | May 14, 2014

Everybody uses mobile devices, but no one is still quite sure how to make the most of them. That, to varying degrees of more-or-lessness, is the upshot of the most recent HIMSS Analytics Mobile Technology Survey, which for the past three years has taken the pulse of an industry still coming to terms with the benefits and risks of mobile technology...

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Public Health Tech: The Future of Health Tech You Never Heard Of

Marquesa Finch, MPH | The Doctor Weighs In | January 29, 2017

Digital Health has experienced a glorious boom in the last decade and is expected to reach $379.3 Billion by 2024 with 25% of the growth occurring between 2016 and 2024. Patient management can now be done on user-friendly platforms; physicians can remotely monitor their patients with mobile devices and telemedicine; and personal trackers and genetic testing are allowing patients easier access to their own health data. Clearly, we understand the kind of power technology has on improving the delivery of care and management of disease...

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Reducing Medical Errors with Improved Communication, EHR Use

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | June 6, 2016

EHR use can help prevent medical errors only when lines of communication are open and reliable. The revelation that medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States sent unsettling reverberations through the healthcare industry last week, but the news is likely only the tip of the iceberg and much more must be done to address this growing health issue...

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