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China Using eHealth to Fix Healthcare


China Using eHealth to Fix Healthcare   telemedicine mobile health mHealth ehealth China According to a new report from Reuters, while the U.S. and Europe already have wide use and application of digital healthcare, China is just beginning to use eHealth to connect developed health services in large cities to its rural communities where medical resources and quality of care are spread unequally.

Patients in rural areas must often travel hundreds of miles to see a specialist in a large city.

With eHealth, doctors can use a central “operation room” to diagnose and treat patients in another location by using a live video feed and software that shares patient scans and files to aid specialist consultation.

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Report: Telemedicine Can Improve Healthcare In Prisons, While Reducing Costs


Report: Telemedicine Can Improve Healthcare In Prisons, While Reducing Costs   telemedicine prison CloudVisit Telemedicine In keeping with the goal of rehabilitating inmates while serving their sentence, many prisons are turning to telemedicine, particularly prisons in rural areas.

Telemedicine is especially important and even critical in some cases for the large number of  inmates who require mental health care services, something that countless rural prisons are simply not equipped or able to offer.

With use of CloudVisit Telemedicine, for example, psychiatric care can be accessed from anywhere in the country. Consequently, prisons are rapidly turning to this telemedicine solution.

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More Employers Now Have Access to Doctor On Demand


More Employers Now Have Access to Doctor On Demand    telemedicine mobile health Mobile Devices mHealth Doctor on Demand Castlight Health On Thursday, representatives for Castlight Health, Inc. informed mHealthWatch that Doctor On Demand’s Video Visits with board-certified physicians are now available through Castlight’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud to employers that work with both companies.

“Castlight empowers large businesses to understand and control healthcare spending and enables employees and families to make informed choices with a clear understanding of costs and likely outcomes,” the provided statement reads.

If you’re not familiar, Doctor On Demand lets employees quickly receive non-urgent medical care for minor ailments or injuries from their homes and offices.
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Telemedicine Takes Aim at Ebola


Telemedicine Takes Aim at Ebola   telemedicine Ebola CareClix Telemedicine Ebola may pose no urgent threat to the vast majority of Americans, but concerns about the dreaded virus have reached epic proportions throughout the nation.

With growing apprehensions regarding Ebola and other infectious diseases throughout the world, CareClix Telemedicine is doing its part to bring information and awareness to Americans.

Capitalizing on the fear momentum but sincerely trying to mitigate worries, the company is reminding everyone that it provides a “secure, robust virtual solution to screen patients with medical illnesses and manage them remotely with experts in their fields.”
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New Mexico Scores More Funding for Telemedicine Efforts


New Mexico Scores More Funding for Telemedicine Efforts   telemedicine New Mexico mobile health news mobile health mHealth U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich recently announced that the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center has been awarded a handsome grant for the purpose of propelling healthcare technology toward a more promising future.

All told, the $15 million in grant funding will be directed toward testing the expansion of their telehealth infrastructure system/

The system in question will provide 30 hospitals statewide with remote emergency neurological and neurosurgical consultations.

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SeeChange Health Partners With Doctor On Demand


SeeChange Health Partners With Doctor On Demand   telemedicine SeeChange Health mobile news Mobile Devices mHealth Doctor on Demand According to details shared with mHealthWatch in recent days by the partnering companies, SeeChange Health has just confirmed its integration with Doctor On Demand.

Doctor On Demand’s “convenient and affordable” telemedicine services will be offered to member employers.

The solutions can help employers improve utilization rates for telemedicine using a social-behavioral economics engine, engaging people to choose the most effective, lowest cost healthcare option at the right time through various incentives and rewards.

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mHealth Market on the Move: Home Monitoring for Elderly


mHealth Market on the Move: Home Monitoring for Elderly   telemedicine remote patient monitoring Mobile Devices Elderly Digital Life package ABI Research According to a new report from ABI Research, over the next five years a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million by 2019 (that’s up from 6 million in 2013).

Shipments of wearable devices linked to elderly care systems will more than double in 2014 from the previous year.

Tech-savvy families are turning to home monitoring solutions to make sure that their aging family member’s safety and wellness are being monitored. Niche players including BeClose, GrandCare Systems, and others have emerged to capitalize on a combination of market demand and the potential to leverage connected devices and systems.

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