Telemedicine

Remote Neurological Care a Feasible Option for Parkinson's Disease

Remote Neurological Care a Feasible Option for Parkinson's Disease

For patient's with Parkinson's disease, virtual house calls from neurologists may be of interest.

Telemedicine Visit Sufficient for Headache Consult

Telemedicine Visit Sufficient for Headache Consult

Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for nonacute headache patients, researchers say.

Using E-Management to Improve Oral Anticoagulation Tx

Using E-Management to Improve Oral Anticoagulation Tx

E-health-based coagulation service was linked to lower frequency of adverse events, including thromboembolism, bleeding, and death.

Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

Telestroke Treatment With IV tPA: How Long Is the Window of Opportunity?

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There is little data to support telestroke for IV thrombolysis administration in the extended time window of 3 to 4.5 hours after stroke onset.

Legalities Stand in the Way of Telehealth Implementation

Legalities Stand in the Way of Telehealth Implementation

There are overwhelming concerns about reimbursement.

Telemedicine Effective for the Diagnosis, Treatment of Chronic Headache

Telemedicine Effective for the Diagnosis, Treatment of Chronic Headache

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Patients in both groups were satisfied with their care.

Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Still Not Benefiting From Telemedicine

Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Still Not Benefiting From Telemedicine

Only 0.7% of rural beneficiaries received a telemedicine visit in 2013.

E-mail Communication May Benefit Patients with Chronic Conditions

E-mail Communication May Benefit Patients with Chronic Conditions

Communicating via e-mail reduced the number and phone calls and visits to the office.

Mobile Stroke Unit Effectively Provides Acute Stroke Care

Mobile Stroke Unit Effectively Provides Acute Stroke Care

The mobile unit allows for significantly shorter times to treatment with IV-tPA.

It's Important to Understand Legal Limits of Telemedicine

It's Important to Understand Legal Limits of Telemedicine

Providers should make sure that they hold the proper license and liability insurance to reduce risk.

Strong Physician, Patient Relationship Key to Telemedicine Success

Strong Physician, Patient Relationship Key to Telemedicine Success

A strong physician-patient relationship needs to be established in order to practice responsible telemedicine.

Dissatisfaction With Electronic Health Records Systems Growing

Dissatisfaction With Electronic Health Records Systems Growing

Fewer physicians are satisfied with their EHR system today than they were five years ago.

Patients Interested in Online Access to Physicians, Health Records

Patients Interested in Online Access to Physicians, Health Records

Despite elevated interest, many are unaware of current opportunities to connect and get information online.

Medicare Telemedicine Access Limited by Cost

Medicare Telemedicine Access Limited by Cost

Medicare beneficiaries have limited access to telemedicine services.

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

Oral Medications Don't Improve Dose Adherence in Multiple Sclerosis

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Another study suggests that a telehealth system could help objectively monitor dose adherence.

Health Apps Proliferate as Doctors, Patients Catch On

Health Apps Proliferate as Doctors, Patients Catch On

More than one-third of doctors recommended mobile health apps to their patients in past year.

Apple's ResearchKit Will Elevate Scientific Study Participation

Apple's ResearchKit Will Elevate Scientific Study Participation

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Several apps are already in use collecting data on participants for studies on breast cancer, asthma, and Parkinson's disease.

Providing Epilepsy Care to Patients in Need: Project ECHO

Providing Epilepsy Care to Patients in Need: Project ECHO

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A multidisciplinary team of providers come together to address epilepsy cases of patients with limited access to care.

The Evolution of Care and Cost in Teleneurology

The Evolution of Care and Cost in Teleneurology

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The role of teleneurology can grow far beyond critical stroke care, but only if medical liabilities and insurance steps out of the way.

Telemedicine Moves Forward Despite Low Reimbursement

Telemedicine Moves Forward Despite Low Reimbursement

Developing telemedicine services is a near universal priority among health-care leaders.

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