Tag: telemedicine

Popular Telehealth Technologies to Help Seniors Age in Place

The US has a rapidly-aging population, with the United States Census Bureau projecting that there will be 78 million people over the age of 65 living in the country by 2035. Not only will there soon be more seniors than teenagers in the United States, but the way people want to grow…

What Online and Telecommunication Services Does Health Care Need To Offer Now?

In order for healthcare professionals to adequately provide for their patients, they need to not just include telecommunication services, but they need to invest and revolve around these services. With the COVID-19 pandemic still weighing heavily on everyone’s shoulders, and the possibility that a vaccination may never be possible, it…

Can Telemedicine Help People With Asthma And Respiratory Difficulties?

Telemedicine – the use of technology to enhance patient health outcomes by increasing patient access to medical information and treatment – is linked to positive health outcomes for people with asthma and respiratory difficulties, as found in a meta-analysis of 22 studies. Today, many people with asthma and other issues…

7 Ways Technology is Transforming the Nursing Field

  Technology is touching every aspect of our lives. This is true whether we’re talking about our personal lives or our professional ones. Technology is starting to affect the core aspects of nursing and healthcare, with online charting systems, electronic health records and telehealth being prime examples. And the changes…

What Telemedicine Means for Nursing Careers and Education

There are a few key reasons that telemedicine really shines: It allows remote patients to seek out advice from medical professionals in real time. Patients can record and send their results using telemedicine software for diagnosis and treatment without needing an appointment. Caregivers can monitor patients remotely using medical devices…

VSee Rocks ATA 2019 – A Letter from VP of Products

Hi Team, Milton (CEO), Becky (VP Sales & Marketing) and I were at the American Telehealth Association (ATA) annual conference last week. It is by far my favorite conference. We have built so many great relationships with our customers and partners over the years at ATA. It’s also a joy…

Telemedicine To Treat Sleep And Mental Health

If you don’t get a good night’s sleep regularly, you are at risk from developing mental health issues. For instance, you are 50% more likely to get depression if you have insomnia. Having difficulty getting to sleep, having your sleep patterns regularly disrupted, or simply not getting enough sleep is also linked…

Reducing Hospital Readmissions for Heart Failure – Edward Kersh, MD, FACC (UCSF)

Dr. Edward Kersh is the former Chief of Cardiology at St. Luke’s Hospital, San Francisco, and is a Clinical Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In 1980, he joined the staff of California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC),…

Telehealth for a Global Staff: Challenges & Opportunities – Brian Davey, MD (World Bank)

Dr. Brian Davey is a South African physician with extensive experience managing healthcare in International Organizations, holding a MD degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and post-graduate qualifications in research physiology and occupational health.  He has held various positions in the United Nations system, including Head of…

Implement Telemedicine Into Your Practice – Anisha Patel-Dunn, DO (Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates)

After completing their psychiatry residency training at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, Drs. Anisha Patel-Dunn & Udi Zaken co-founded Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates in 2006. A multi-specialty outpatient mental health practice, PCPA is composed of over 60 providers and has become the largest private outpatient group practice in…

VSee Keeps Counselor Visits Going During Destructive California Fires

Forest fire crew battling the raging Southern California fires. (Gene Blevins/Polaris/ABC News) For at least one counselor, VSee became instrumental in allowing her to stay in contact with clients during the recent destructive California Thomas fires. The Thomas fires which has displaced as many as 200,000 in LA and Ventura counties,…

VSee Beats Skype for Telehealth – myhomehelper for Dementia, Head Injuries, Learning Difficulties

“The auto-answer video calling feature of my software was originally provided by Skype.  However, after years of on-going issues, poor quality calls and finally the removal of a key function with Skype,  I decided to look for an alternative solution. After being disappointed by a couple of other products I…

5 Business Strategies to Grow Your Telehealth Enterprise- Alex Guastella, Stride and Associates

How does a healthcare company go from 0 to 200 employees in under 3 years? Meet one of the former driving forces behind its go-to-market strategy and growth execution to learn how you can explode your telehealth enterprise. To carry on the discussion in real life, join the Telehealth Failures and Secrets…

Tips to jumpstart your telemedicine program for addiction — Jeremy Martinez MD, Matrix Institute on Addictions

Addiction treatment is expected to grow to a $42 billion business by 2020. Like the rest of healthcare, addiction facilities are turning to telemedicine for potential ways to enhance treatment and recovery for people. However, adoption has been slowed by implementation costs, confidentiality regulations, telemedicine reimbursement, providers’ unfamiliarity with technology,…

Telemedicine for Obamacare to Trumpcare: Lessons from Wal-Mart & Texas Prisons

Presenter:  Dr. Glenn Hammack, President at NuPhysicia, Inc. Is your telehealth program under utilized? Find out how Texas prisons set up a system that’s now doing 160,000 telemedicine visits a year. Make sure your telemedicine services get used and prepare your organization to thrive in the changing healthcare world. Whether it’s…

How To Go From Telehealth Startup To Telehealth Enterprise – Ned Thurman

What are the key elements to successfully growing a telehealth service? What needs to be in place to go from telehealth concept to telehealth profitability. Ned Thurman, CEO of TeleHealth Solutions brings us 30 years of industry experience helping clients turn their telehealth concepts into thriving enterprises. Join us this…

Top 5 Telemedicine Regulatory Hurdles To Overcome-Charles Dunham, Epstein Becker Green

Need help navigating telehealth laws and regulations so you can run your telemedicine business? Learn the latest on how to handle payment operate across different states and best practices for staying compliant with legal and regulatory requirements. Join telemedicine lawyer, Charles Dunham, in this live webinar as we discuss the…

6 Things Telehealth Needs To Learn from Facebook

What is needed to get everyone doing telehealth the way Facebook got everyone sharing online? Young, hotshot CEO of Epharmix, Blake Marggraff is aiming to be the Mark Zuckerberg of telehealth. Join this week’s TFSS webinar as Blake shares his vision for the digital health world and his experiences from…

10 Unexpected Pitfalls of Telehealth Home Care for Seniors

For chronic disease patients receiving home care, telehealth is a gamechanger. And the number of these patients are expected to explode as the Baby Boomer generation ages. While the acceptance of technology by seniors has been the biggest concern of those who want to do telehealth with them, the truth…

Demystifying the Telemedicine Triple Threat: Reimbursement, Licensure & HIPAA

Payment, physician licensure, patient privacy. These are three of the most commonly discussed regulatory “barriers” to telemedicine adoption. With changing healthcare payment models and increasing consumer demand, it’s becoming imperative for physicians and healthcare organizations to start offering telemedicine services. Understand common misconceptions on how these three areas of telemedicine…