As large health plans begin to fold in telemedicine services, we will see the overall market reach a new level of maturity and acceptance. The next tipping point will be the flourishing of remote patient monitoring and diabetes management solutions.
New tech companies are going beyond the gadgetry to learn how to change population behavior through simple incentives.
Soon to come to the US, this software can catch deadly mistakes other EMRs would never notice.
AdhereTech wants to solve the problem of medication adherence through a connected pill bottle that tracks whether a patient has taken their medications. The pill bottles use cellular technology and sensors to remind patients if they miss a dose through an automated phone call or text message. The bottle can then send real-time data on medication adherence anywhere in the world. We sat down with AdhereTech co-founder Josh Stein to learn more
As the number of aging Americans grows, so do the cases of “avoidable blindness.” You might not be familiar with that term, but it is one that Insight Optics founder Brock Webberman (pictured) uses often to explain their new tele-ophthalmology company, which was launched out of the Health Wildcatters incubator in Dallas. We sat down with Webberman to get a better sense of how Insight Optics is tackling mobile eye care.
The TRCs have hit the ground running in 2017, with their event schedules about to ramp up, and large projects in several regions under way. There’s never been a better time to partner with your local telehealth advocates.
Today’s market tells a different story, one where “virtual healthcare” still centers around one patient and one provider, connecting over a sacred, albeit digital, space to share their real lives for a few intimate moments.
If you want your company to be the next big thing, pay as much attention to how your company operates as you do to the shiny product you provide to the world.
Sure signs of progress could be seen at the three 2016 TRC event stops on our first national tour. The CTN’s Summit in San Diego, the SWTRC’s provider showcase in Phoenix, and SCTRC’s Nashville forum all just about doubled in attendance this year. These organizations continue to be at the forefront of telehealth awareness, creating hubs for dialogue on change. Look for video interviews from these shows on our website, www.telemedmag.com. Keep up the good work, TRCs!
A unique partnership seeks to bring telemedicine to one of America’s most remote island communities. The biggest challenge so far has been supplying fast, reliable internet connectivity at a price a small town can afford.