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Telehealth and the Future of Clinical Visitation

Telehealth and the Future of Clinical Visitation

The basic concept of telemedicine and virtual visits is not new- it has roots dating back to the 1950’s. Video chatting with your physician has been seen in science-fiction for decades, but is only recently possible or reasonably achieved. Just think about the process:  making an appointment, driving to the clinic, waiting, being seen, driving …continue reading

Telemedicine Market Expected to Rise by 2020

Telemedicine Market Expected to Rise by 2020

An article published Monday on Healthcare IT News examined the global telemedicine market based on a report by Mordor Intelligence. The report predicts that the market will grow to be greater than $34 billion by the end of this decade. Currently, North America holds the largest share in the telemedicine market globally. The report attributes …continue reading

Telemedicine Guidelines Deferred By AMA

Telemedicine Guidelines Deferred By AMA

Telemedicine is one of the fastest developing markets in healthcare and is expected to grow by about $5 billion over the next five years, as stated in a FierceHealthIT article. Now, it is becoming increasingly essential to establish proper guidelines for its use. The American Medical Association (AMA) is currently in the midst of their …continue reading