We love this study because it shows older adults are fully capable of utilizing telemedicine. Summary of the study: 1,500 older people participated 500 telemedicine encounters were evaluated Results of study: Telemedicine eliminated 1 in 5 ER visits 90% of the cases required no additional care by primary care physicians 97% of the cases were diagnosed…

84% of respondents felt that the development of telemedicine services is either very important (52%) or important (32%) to their organizations. Virtually none said they considered the technology to be unimportant (3%). While just 6% of respondents categorized their telemedicine programs as “mature,” only 8% said they had none at all. The remainders of responses are…

There’s no doubt that telemedicine offers significant promise—but with this promise come significant gray areas that physicians are attempting to navigate now. How can you use telemedicine responsibly? Get the answers to your questions. Source: Your questions about telemedicine answered

TMB has created a document titled TMB Adopts Rules Expanding Telemedicine Opportunities that outlines the types of telemedicine permitted under the board’s rules, including the use of telemedicine to provide services in remote areas with the assistance of a patient site presenter, such as a licensed vocational nurse or medical assistant. The rules also allow…

Home health technologies–which provide a means for care at home–is expected to increase from 14.3 million worldwide in 2014 to 78.5 million by 2020. It’s no surprise, with the emergence of telehealth and mhealth, doctors and patients alike are realizing the benefits of providing at-home care. Source: Report: Home Health Technologies to Skyrocket by 2020

When Is RealTime the Right Time? Your primary care physician is unavailable for non-emergency medical issues or questions. You’re considering the emergency room for non-urgent care. You need a new prescription or a prescription refill. You’re traveling and need medical assistance. During non-office hours. RealTime Clinic is available 24/7/365.   Healthcare Systems A Solution That…

Benefits Providers Give Employees a Benefit that Enhances Their Wellness and Your Bottom Line By adding the RealTime Clinic’s telemedicine solution to your business’s benefits package, you can give employees 24/7 access to board certified doctors and specialists. This means more access to care for your employees and their families, reduced medical spending, and increased…

What does telemedicine have to do with willpower? It’s a fair question, and as it turns out has some important answers. Everybody has willpower, but it’s not unlimited. We’re able to do things that seem beyond our reach or we don’t want to do by willing ourselves to do them. We’re all familiar with the…