Search Tag: telemedicine

IT Management

Telemedicine To Connect 19 Million By 2018

2014 01 Jul

Approximately three million patients are currently connected to their professional caregivers via devices that remotely monitor health data. By 2018, that figure is expected to increase nearly five-fold, to 19 million patients worldwide. The expansion of mobile health technology will also double its share of total revenues, from one fifth to 40 percent... Read more

ICU Management

Telemedicine Guidelines to Address ICU and Patient Safety

2014 15 May

Telemedicine still surrounded by confusion, industry organisations aim to clarify matters The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the American Telemedicine Association have drafted policies and guidelines aimed at clarifying the confusion which currently surrounds telemedicine. This demonstrates the challenge many healthcare providers... Read more

IT Management

Partners HealthCare At Home Strengthens Services with Philips

2014 14 Feb

Leading Massachusetts Home Health Provider Aims to Reduce Readmissions and Improve Care Coordination with Philips Hospital to Home program Partners HealthCare At Home has selected Royal Philips support its growing telemonitoring services, providing improved clinical oversight for newly discharged patients and those with chronic conditions, such... Read more

IMAGING Management

Agfa HealthCare/Worldline Enter Rgional Imaging Agreement with Alsace e-santé

2014 22 Jan

Agreement will deliver a series of shared services to healthcare and radiology facilities across Alsace Agfa HealthCare and Worldline are acting as a consortium to implement an innovative solution for sharing medical images. The SIMRAL project foresees to archive and share more than 1 million imaging exams per year, amongst 53 facilities... Read more

Health Management

Legal Aspects of Telemedicine

2013 28 Nov

Author Dr. Jan Schillebeeckx Ehealth stakeholder (European Society of Radiology representative) European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG Connect) Key Points Telemedicine is high on the European political agenda; By 2020 telemedicine will be widely... Read more

ICU Management

Telemedicine: A Way to Decrease Patient Waiting Times in ED in the U.S.

2013 12 Jun

Emergency department (ED) overcrowding has been a major issue nationally for 20 years and continues to increase in severity. To address this issue, a pilot study has been launched at UC San Diego Health System's ED to use telemedicine as a way to help address crowding and decrease patient wait times. The study is the first of its kind in California... Read more

ICU Management

Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study Under Way in Rural Honduras

2013 12 Jun

Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often these groups of doctors and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home. Once they leave what then? "The difficulty is continuity of care," says Blake Fechtel,... Read more

ICU Management

InTouch Health & iRobot Announce First Customers to Install RP-VITATM, The New Face of Telemedicine

2013 15 May

RP-VITA can speed specialized care to patients during the critical minutes following a stroke. (Photo: Business Wire). Top academic medical centers and leading healthcare systems across North America are now introducing their patients to RP-VITATM, the first FDA-cleared telemedicine robot that combines state-of-the-art telecommunications and... Read more