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What is Teledentistry—And How Does it Fit into Telehealth?

Telehealth is the buzz-word describing this new era of professional healthcare delivery.  With this shift toward telehealth and virtual care, as well as studies pointing to the importance of including oral health into primary care, the conversation has increasingly included teledentistry and virtual dental care. Like telemedicine, teledentistry is a…

The Benefits of Telemedicine for Patients and the Medical Industry

As the demand for virtual healthcare continues to grow, so has the demand for telemedicine stats and facts. These stats support the decisions of physicians and other healthcare providers when it comes to providing telemedicine services and the continuing adoption of telemedicine state and federal laws. And, understanding the facts…

Does Zoom Security Flaw Compromise Your Patient Privacy?

Last week, security researcher, Jonathan Leithscuh publicly disclosed a HUGE security flaw in Zoom video meeting platform. The flaw lets a hacker force you to join a call—webcam and all without your knowledge. It also leaves open the possibility of malicious ads and phishing attacks. Worst of all, the security flaw persists…

Why Did Vidyo Sell So Cheap – Where Do Zoom, BlueJeans, & VSee Fit In?

Vidyo was the original video conference startup that set the bar for others to aspire. They created the first software-based video system that was good enough to disrupt the traditional videoconference titans such as Cisco/Tandberg, Polycom, Microsoft Skype for Business….   They had a roaring start in a market that was…

VSee Showcasing Vuzix Smart Glasses Telehealth Solution at ATA19–Google Glass Finally Realized

VSee is excited to be partnering up with Vuzix, the “granddaddy of Google Glass,” to finally make telemedicine a reality for smart glasses. We will be showcasing the telemedicine and telehealth solution on the Vuzix M300XL and Vuzix Blade at the 2019 American Telemedicine Association Conference & Expo – New Orleans…

How Telehealth Makes It Harder for Seniors To Get Healthcare

Is telehealth increasing access or creating barriers to healthcare for seniors? How can we design accessible telehealth service for seniors and the elderly? What must we consider for telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? Dr. Casey Pierce from the University of Michigan School of Information…

NASA Moon Simulation 2017 Brings Together International Participants with VSee

Contributed by Priscilla R. Elfrey, Co-manager and co- developer of KSC Center for Life Cycle Design and executive producer of SEE – a collaborative college-level lunar mission modeling and simulation experience sponsored by NASA. The Simulation Exploration Experience team (SEE2017), met via VSee on April 5 to demonstrate it’s growing proficiency in simulation,…

Why Telehealth Is the Key for Lifestyle Interventions – Laurence Girard, Fruit Street

Why are lifestyle interventions failing? We know we have an obesity and chronic condition crisis that  is costing us millions in healthcare each year. We know that we can reduce the risk of all chronic diseases (heart disease, diabetes, etc.) by 80% by simply eating better, exercising regularly, and not…

Three Key Business Reasons to Implement a Medical Credentialing Process

Guest blog by Mike Simmons, CEO of CredSimple Telehealth continues to emerge as an important sector of the healthcare industry but the industry is still working to implement regulations that reflect this new area of patient care. In the interim, proactive telehealth companies will see many advantages to installing a…

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…

How Health Technology Is Changing

It is undeniable that technology is transforming healthcare. New health technology emerges every day, altering the way medical professionals practice medicine. Read all about the ground-breaking developments changing the face of the healthcare sector. Continue Reading…

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…

Are You Losing Patient Engagement With A Bad Symptom Checker?

The democratizing of healthcare and health information through technology means opportunities for great innovation and improved efficiency. It also introduces new challenges for engaging patients. Using the right kind of healthcare software is crucial to maximizing care and minimizing costs. For example, almost everyone has used an internet website or…

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…

Comparing VSee, Zoom, GoToMeeting for Virtual Doctor Visits

Update 7/19/2019 – VSee has just released a core video rewrite to support stable, high quality group video and phone call-ins. Existing paid customers will automatically be upgraded to this new release. Free and new users can request an upgrade with our limited time $7.49 per month promo (half the…

2016 HIPAA Survey: Are Your Mobile Devices HIPAA-Compliant?

Health care workers are getting better at protecting patient information, according to a new health care survey that shows small medical practices and medical billing companies are becoming more compliant toward Continue Reading…

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