The use of telemedicine to solve “access to care” related disparities in rural areas has become a rapidly growing, global initiative in recent years. The past decade’s technological advancements have made previously underserved regions of the globe accessible by top doctors from the United States, Europe, and beyond. It has now become possible to “beam”…

Telehealth on the Rise Parks Associates, a market research and consulting firm, released a study about online healthcare and video consultations with physicians. They found that the number of households using video consultations would grow from 900,000 in 2013 to 22.6 million in 2018. ┬áThis projection is a remarkable five year leap, putting telemedicine services…

One Nation Under Coverage The American Telemedicine Association, along with 11 other Health Systems and groups such as HIMSS and Continua, are imploring congress to evaluate current laws regarding telemedicine. Cited in their letter to Chairman Fred Upton and Representative Diana DeGette, the groups urge that, “Telehealth and remote patient monitoring should be the cornerstone…