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HealthTap Brings Free Access to Over 5,000 Physicians Via Your Smartphone

Telemedicine solutions via smartphones and tablets are one aspect of mobile healthcare that’s seeing higher than normal adoption when compared to other concepts — likely because the devices, apps and connectivity that power telemedicine are already readily available.

We’ve recently covered the fact that Apple’s FaceTime can become HIPAA-compliant, and there’s several other mobile telehealth solutions in the pipeline from startups and healthcare organizations alike, but the area that’s ripe for adoption and success with consumers is basic telehealth services — the kind where a consumer can whip out their smartphone, fire up an app, ask a simple health-related question and receive an answer back. ¬†While fully compliant, formal telehealth solutions are obviously relevant, keeping things simple is what consumers want.

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