Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System: a panel with Milton Chen

Telemedicine as a means of delivering healthcare will be the topic of an upcoming panel discussion. Don’t miss Milton Chen, CEO of VSee, speaking at the Golden Triangle Local Program Council’s special event: “TELEMEDICINE IN THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM” (This is an ACHE Qualified Education (Category II) Program and is self-reported…

Telesurgery in Humanitarian Settings – Mohana Amirtharajah, MD, Doctors Without Borders

At this year’s TFSS conference, we had the pleasure of hearing about a telesurgery project from the field work of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). MSF is one of VSee’s most inspiring humanitarian organizations.  Whether it’s providing aid in war-torn countries, nations hit by natural disasters, or areas facing epidemics, they’re often the…

Can Platforms Accelerate Telehealth Adoption? – Paul Smolke, Microsoft

What is a platform and why do you need one to do telehealth? Paul Smolke of Microsoft argues that a telehealth platform helps patients to buy into your program.  Continue Reading…

Virtual Care Reality and Accelerators to Scale – James Mault, MD, Qualcomm

It’s time for a reality check. Virtual care has not lived up to the hype. True, the mobile revolution is mind-blowing. So why hasn’t telehealth kept pace? Jim Mault thinks he may know why, because his company Qualcomm is at the forefront of making virtual care a reality for everyone.Continue…

The Telehealth Adoption Black Hole – Milton Chen, VSee

The telehealth industry’s biggest challenge is a lack of adoption among patients and consumers. Why aren’t more people using the telehealth technology available to them? Why is there a telemedicine adoption blackhole?Continue Reading…

Telemedicine by Satellite

You can conduct a telemedicine consultation over any kind of internet connection. For patients in remote areas with no connectivity, satellite internet is the answer. The VSee team relied on satellite internet when we deployed telemedicine to refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan. Watch this video to learn more about how satellite internet works.…

1st TFSS Telehealth Conference a Huge Success

Join us for the 2nd #TFSS Telehealth Conference – Sept. 20-22, 2017 in Newark, CA This slideshow requires JavaScript. Thank you for an Amazing #TFSS 2016 Conference!! When we decided to do this telehealth conference, we had no idea what we were getting into or what kind of response we would get. The…

Telemedicine Solves the Shortage of Doctors

In every country around the world there is a critical shortage of doctors and nurses everywhere. If you live in a rural area, you are probably especially hard hit. Fortunately, telemedicine is an innovative way to address this critical shortage of doctors in rural areas. Continue Reading…

Telehealth & HIV Prevention: Catch Stephen Sullivan at TFSS

Catch Stephen Sullivan’s presentation on telehealth & HIV at the Telehealth Failures and Secrets of Success conference! Project Nexus: Addressing Barriers to HIV Testing and Linkage to Care among Male Couples in the United States through Telemedicine by Stephen Sullivan MPH, University of Michigan Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities.…

CEP America Joins Telehealth Failures & Secrets To Success

Prentice Tom, MD Don’t miss the Chief Medical Officer of CEP America, Prentice Tom, MD, speak on  “Creating the Enterprise Culture Necessary for Success” at the Telehealth Failures & Secrets To Success Conference, Dec. 2-4, 2016 in San Jose, CA. His keynote presentation takes place at 9:15 AM on December…

Get Full Medicare Reimbursement in the Skilled Nursing Facility

Every skilled nursing facility must abide by rules set by Medicare, particularly when it comes to Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations, or PAHs. In fact, Medicare will soon be changing its reimbursement policy so that if a patient is readmitted to a hospital after a short stay in skilled nursing, the facility is…

How Telepsychiatry Will Revolutionize the Emergency Room

telepsychiatry Most ERs do not have a psychiatrist on staff, and yet one-eighth of all hospital emergency visits require mental health diagnoses. Most emergency rooms are set up to deal with physical emergencies, traumatic injuries, and acute conditions. They’re not so ready to deal with psychiatric emergencies such as bipolar or…

Is Emergency Telemedicine Failing Because We’re Using the Wrong Technology?

This post was contributed by Richard Fury, a longtime health expert, formerly of Kaiser Permanente. Mr. Fury shared his take on why ambulatory doctors should adopt emergency telemedicine. — the editors Telemedicine is the low hanging fruit in the quest for affordable healthcare. There are valid reasons why ambulatory doctors must adopt emergency telemedicine. Surveys…

Top 4 Questions for Evaluating a Telemedicine Vendor

Google “telemedicine,” and you’ll pull up any number of telemedicine vendors. The problem is figuring out which telemedicine vendor is right for you. You want to find a vendor with both the technical expertise and the feature set you need. It’s also wise to consider whether a vendor is dedicated to the healthcare…

Comparing VSee, Zoom, GoToMeeting for Virtual Doctor Visits

VSee, Zoom, GoToMeeting — with all the options out there for doing telehealth and telemedicine, how do you know what works best for your telemedicine needs? It’s been awhile since we’ve looked at Zoom and Citrix’s GoToMeeting (GTM) products, so we decided to check them out again and see how VSee is…

Try VSee Multi-Device Streaming and Remote Camera Control Free for a Limited Time

VSee has some kick-butt properties that make it uniquely suited for healthcare. Two of these are multi-device streaming and far end camera control These features make it simple and cost-effective for universities, hospitals, urgent care, and telehealth startups to do things like telestroke monitoring, triage for ER / trauma cases,…

New Survey: Telemedicine Goes Mainstream [Infographic]

A recent survey shows that video telemedicine is not only becoming more mainstream, it’s also easier than ever for patients and providers to connect online. Some people think telemedicine is a radical new technology, the “wave of the future.” But these results suggest that we’ve already passed the tipping point.…

Is Epic Bottlenecking EMR Interoperability?

In January 2009, President Obama predicted “within five years, all of America’s medical records will be computerized. This will cut waste, eliminate red tape, and reduce the need to repeat extensive medical tests.” Six years later, medical records aren’t much better than they were. Continue Reading…

Can Doctor House Calls Reduce US Health Costs?

A health editorial in today’s New York Times asks why don’t more doctors do house calls. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, writes: Traveling to patients’ homes is inefficient and almost never profitable for doctors or hospitals. But I believe that if we revived the house call, the overall savings to the…

How to Offer Occupational Health Benefits Without Breaking Your Budget

Having an on-site medical clinic is a growing trend among large organizations, according to Fast Company.  On-site clinics can not only lower employer health care costs, they’re also more convenient and accessible for workers than traditional doctor visits. With a focus on preventative care and fast turn around, it’s an great…