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On-Site Telemedicine Clinics Grow in Popularity

On-Site Telemedicine Clinics Grow in Popularity

A growing number of American employers are creating on-site health care clinics to provide on-the-spot treatment of employees’ medical issues and to offer preventive care to head off more serious health problems. While such clinics help larger employers to keep ...

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House Calls Returning with Telemedicine

House Calls Returning with Telemedicine

For most Americans today, house calls by doctors are associated with the distant past and represent an era that few people under the age of 50 or 60 can recall. For those of us old enough to remember the days ...

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Antibiotics Prescribed in Telemedicine Exams as Often as Regular Exams, Study Shows

Antibiotics Prescribed in Telemedicine Exams as Often as Regular Exams, Study Shows

Although today’s headlines are filled with stories proclaiming telemedicine as the wave of the future in health care, not everybody is as enthusiastic about this development or as convinced that it promises better medical care for the masses. Among those ...

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Businesses Finding Lots to Like with Telemedicine

Businesses Finding Lots to Like with Telemedicine

As employers search for ways to get more bang for their health care budget bucks, it comes as little surprise that more and more businesses are looking to telemedicine as an ideal way to accomplish that goal. The American Telemedicine ...

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What’s the Beef between Texas and Telemedicine?

What’s the Beef between Texas and Telemedicine?

Everything’s bigger in Texas, or so the saying goes. However, it’s unlikely that telemedicine will ever get very big in Texas in the wake of a recent ruling by the Texas Medical Board that severely hobbles, if not cripples, the ...

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Why Telemedicine Needs Widespread Broadband Access to Thrive

Why Telemedicine Needs Widespread Broadband Access to Thrive

Telemedicine — the use of telecommunications technology to facilitate the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients — holds out the promise of health care that is more cost-effective and higher in quality. However, to fully realize its promise, telemedicine requires ...

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9 Reasons Telemedicine Is Here to Stay

9 Reasons Telemedicine Is Here to Stay

Telemedicine, defined by the American Telemedicine Association as ¨the remote delivery of health care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology,¨ is growing in popularity, according to a late 2014 survey. In a survey taken at the annual conference of ...

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Unplanned Pregnancies Higher Among Military Women

Unplanned Pregnancies Higher Among Military Women

A recent study has discovered that the rate of unintended pregnancy among women in the military is double that of the general public. In a study conducted by the non-profit organization Ibis Reproductive Health, it was reported that an estimated ...

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Cool Date Ideas – San Diego, California

Cool Date Ideas – San Diego, California

Rapper, poet, and California enthusiast 2pac once declared, “It’s all good from Diego to the bay.” And he was right; Diego is definitely good. Now, 2pac may not have had San Diego’s drive-in theaters, quaint coffee houses, and wonderful nightlife ...

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