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Nextech and Iagnosis Advance Teledermatology Care


Nextech and Iagnosis Advance Teledermatology Care Nextech, a provider of specialty-focused healthcare technology solutions, has just announced its exclusive integration with Iagnosis, a provider of online dermatology solutions.

Through this partnership, patients and dermatologists can leverage automated information sharing and time-saving features to deliver “efficient and exceptional online dermatology care,” a provided news release explains.
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Dermatology Treatment Increasingly Dependent on Telemedicine


Dermatology Treatment Increasingly Dependent on TelemedicineAccording to a new research report by RNCOS, telemedicine is being increasingly implemented for treating dermatology patients.

The report in question, “Global Telemedicine Market Outlook 2020,” notes that the market for Teledermatology accounted for 18.9% share of the global Telemedicine market in 2014.

Telecommunication technologies in Teledermatology are utilized to exchange medical information (concerning skin conditions and tumors of the skin) over a distance utilizing audio, visual, and data communication. Applications include health care management, such as consultation, diagnoses, and treatment as well as (continuous) education.
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Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads


Itching for Success Dermatology App Hits 100,000 DownloadsFirst Derm, a free iOS and Android teledermatology app that lets patients receive an opinion on any skin ailment from board-certified dermatologists in just 24 hours, has reached an epic app store milestone.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, the app has now reached 100,000 downloads.

First Derm has been extensively researched as a dermatology triage tool. Users anonymously upload two photos, one up close and one overview, along with a description of the skin concern without requiring registration or profile creation.
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Eczema Patients Itching for More Teledermatology


Eczema Patients Itching for More TeledermatologyA new study finds that atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, patients who went online to connect with their dermatologists, or teledermatology, showed just as much improvement as those who saw their doctors in person.

The study compared the effectiveness of online treatment to in-office visits with 156 people in which, after an initial office visit with their dermatologist, half had office visits and the other had online communication. After one year, the differences between the two groups of patient were so small, statistically, it was considered nonexistent.

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