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.
In a world of software services and algorithm-driven applications, a few companies stand out as truly inventing the hardware that will redefine healthcare. In addition to the challenges of server space and flat UX design, these companies iron out the complexities of supply chain, custom factory build-outs and material shortages.
Ten years from now, telehealth will be an integral part of every American’s health experience. Remote monitors will seamlessly collect our health information from home, routine check-ups will be as easy as a Facetime call, and rural health centers will simply patch-in the world’s best specialists for meaningful consultations as-needed.
As we continue our wired home series, we shift our focus to a critical area in any home, the kitchen! Smart kitchen devices are now commonplace in the internet of healthy things, with a whole host of connected accessories and appliances available. Here’s a rundown of tech advances that will help keep consumers healthier longer.