Monday, November 30, 2009

Verizon Enters Telehealth Business

Verizon has announced the launch of a new telehealth service that supports video consultations between patients and physicians with integrated audio and video communications. The goal is to provide increased access to specialists and control costs of patient-provider encounters while improving patient health monitoring...MORE

Monday, November 16, 2009

Hospital Support for iPhone Aids Nurses

Nurses at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System are using a hospital supported iPhones for text messaging, voice calls, and critical care alarms to provide faster response to patient needs. The hospital's need for paging dropped almost 80 percent....MORE

USDA grants for Rural Telemedicine

Federal Computer Week has announced that the US Department of Agriculture will award just under $35 million in grants to support telemedicine and distance learning programs to improve health care services in rural areas....MORE