So you’re a VideoMedicine provider… Chances are, you are passionate about access to care for families in rural areas or who may be disabled, making it difficult to see a provider with ease. Or perhaps you joined VideoMedicine to take part in one of our enterprise initiatives or to offer telehealth to your own clientele. There’s…

Regardless of the “why” in your choice of VideoMedicine as a viable care option, the “how” is what should really be focused on to insure you get the best care possible. Some tips to consider to help ensure that you receive the best care possible: It is the patient who is responsible for initiating appointments, not…

Telemedicine is currently one of the fasting growing industries in the developed world, boosting a projected market value of 27.3 billion by 2016. But just because most telemedicine platforms are going in the same direction (up), doesn’t necessarily mean that all telemedicine platforms are going to be the same. In fact, much like any thoughtful…

Contrary to what one might think, telemedicine doesn’t cost money… it saves money. In the words of the American Telemedicine Association in their article entitled Telemedicine’s Impact on Healthcare Cost and Quality, “Most of the peer-reviewed research about the cost effectiveness of telemedicine that is based on large sample sizes and follow sound scientific rigor…

Both our health care professionals and our patients are curious about the same circumstance: >>Can treatment be administered over state lines? Due to the unfortunate and sorely needed lack in support from congress concerning telemedicine laws, the answer to this question is two sided. In one sense, yes, you can receive “treatment” from a healthcare…

Many prospective patients are curious about whether or not they can receive prescriptions via telemedicine. Although the laws concerning prescriptions vary from state to state, it is nonetheless a possibility to receive a script refill or even first issue of medication. Licensed medical doctors operating on our platform are free to prescribe any Schedule IV…

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (more commonly known as HIPAA), as defined by onlinetech.com: “[S]ets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. Any company that deals with protected health information (PHI) must ensure that all the required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed.” In other words, HIPAA is…

Contrary to popular belief, telemedicine is not a “new” concept. In fact, doctors have been utilizing telemedicine for over forty years in the form of doctor to doctor video streaming aimed at helping physicians in rural areas perform procedures that they may or may not have much experience with. For example, if a patient is…