Posts Tagged ‘Telemedicine

An imaging analysis technique developed to find defects in semiconductors is being used to diagnose the eye problems associated with diabetes over the internet. Pictures of a diabetic patients’ retina, the inner surface of the eye, are uploaded to a server that compares them to a database of thousands of other images of healthy and […]

2009 TEPR+ Conference

3, Feb 2009

2009 TEPR+ conference in Palm Springs, CA

Patients use the service by logging on to participating health plans’ Web sites. Doctors hold 10-minute appointments, which can be extended for a fee, and can file prescriptions and view patients’ medical histories through the system. American Well is working with HealthVault, Microsoft’s electronic medical-records service, and ActiveHealth Management, a subsidiary of Aetna, which scans […]

Telemedicine is starting to make inroads into more rural hospitals.  If a stroke specialist can see and hear their patient, zoom in on their pupils and facial muscles, and ask them questions, they are far more likely to offer the right advice. In fact, experts who examined patients with the web cam made the right […]


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