Tag: chronic care

Telehealth for the Elderly — Consistent and Convenient Care

If there was any good that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the evolution of telehealth and online doctor visits. While this technology did exist in the past, it has grown by leaps and bounds over the last year, and many people are benefiting, especially the elderly.  Many…

Telehealth Diabetes Care for Health Clinics in Rural Areas

Summary: The VSee + Advantech telemedicine cart solution is providing accessible specialist Tele-ophthalmology care for elderly diabetics in rural Taiwan Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently affects approximately 463 million adults (aged 20 – 79 years) worldwide, according to the International Diabetes Federation. Over the next 10 years, the…

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…