When we hug and embrace those that we love, a special kind of magic is released and exchanged.  It is a powerful and intimate moment that feels us with warmth, hope, and a profound sense of belonging.  For that moment in time we lose ourselves, our cares, our worries, and the past and the future…

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”…

It is interesting to note that, from a statistical perspective, the benefits of telehealth are most-often utilized by young, technology savvy men. It is true that 20-something men and women can benefit from telemedicine due to its cost and time saving benefits, but the demographic that could undoubtedly benefit the most from VideoMedicine is the…

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…

The use of artificial dyes in food products has been a common practice since the days of ancient Egypt. As far back as 1500 B.C. substances such as red wine and mustard have been used to help improve the color of foods and fabrics, and the trade of such colors/herbs/dyes is a longstanding tradition. But…

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…

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…

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…

You may want to sit down for this news… then stand up for this news… then sit down again… and stand up one more time. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal, conducted in Australia, concluded that participants who spent more time standing and moving during the course of a week had lower…