Reuters has uncovered clear evidence that app developers are dropping the device.
Nine of the 16 app Glass app makers that Reuters contacted admitted they’d abandoned their efforts. Meanwhile, “The Glass Collective,” a venture fund backing Glass apps has gone and now redirects to the Glass page, while three of Google’s key employees on the Glass team have departed.
Samsung has just announced at the Samsung Developer’s Conference that the open reference version of it will be available to be ordered by developers today.
Through proprietary cloud-based telemedicine software the HealthSpot® platform allows patients to interact with nationally recognized doctors. The average visit to one of HealthSpot’s fully enclosed, 40-square foot kiosks takes 15 minutes, offering patients convenient, timely access to doctors, specialists and prescriptions.
The telemedicine window has opened, and 2015 will be the year that we go through it.
Utilizing telemedicine allows providers to establish multiple school-based clinics supported by just one nurse practitioner.
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Rising use of telemedicine takes different forms.
One of the most challenging things about highly contagious and dangerous diseases like the Ebola virus is figuring out how to deliver care without risking it spreading to others. A Nebraska medical center is using telemedicine to treat a patient with Ebola as a viable way to deliver care in an acute setting. It’s a move that reflects a broader trend of how hospitals are implementing telemedicine for acute care.
The mission of Health Connect South is to serve the health community as a sustainable platform for regional health collaborations.
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A new report from Parks Associates takes a bullish view of the telemedicine sector. It predicts that revenues generated from video consultations will shoot up from less than $100 million in 2013 to $13.7 billion in four years’ time. Virtual care doctor-patient video consultation revenues will grow from $900,000 to $26 million in the same time frame, according to the report.
Forty-six percent of healthcare providers answering a HIMSS survey used multiple telemedicine technologies in their practice, with the most popular technology by far being two-way video messaging.