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Removing Obstacles to Surgery Care with Telehealth

By Capacity Management, Cost Savings, General Interest, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Specialty CareNo Comments
In a given year, 48 million surgical inpatient procedures are performed. Because surgical care often requires specialized knowledge, many patients must travel beyond their local hospital or clinic to receive this needed care. But surgical care takes more than a single day at the hospital with a specialist, leaving many...
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How Telehealth Expands Cancer Care Access

By Evidence-Based Telehealth, Remote Care, Specialty Care, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual CareNo Comments
Almost everyone knows someone who has been impacted by cancer, and each diagnosis has its own set of challenges. But a problem no cancer patient should have to deal with is whether they can see a doctor who can address their medical needs. Yet the American Society of Clinical Oncology...
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Telehealth: Removing Roadblocks to Care

By Corrections, Cost Savings, General Interest, Remote Care, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual CareNo Comments
While many of us are accustomed to having readily available access to healthcare, that isn’t the reality for many in remote locations. At GlobalMed we know telemedicine can bring care to remote areas, but even with advancements in technology, people in rural and remote locations continue to face limitations in...
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How Telehealth is Reaching Patients Beyond Their Couch at Home

By Evidence-Based Telehealth, Mental Health, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Tele-Emergency Care, Virtual CareNo Comments
When you think of telemedicine, you might think of a patient at home using a telehealth app to connect by phone or video with a doctor-of-the-moment who can assess their symptoms and offer advice. What if we told you that virtual care delivery is reaching patients wherever they are from...
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COVID-19: A Catalyst of Change for Rural America

By General Interest, Health Information Technology, Public Policy, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual CareNo Comments
COVID-19 has arrived in rural America, threatening the livelihoods of its most vulnerable residents. Many rural communities have an older, poorer population, and limited hospitals and medical staff. A Kaiser Health News study found that overall, 18 million people live in  counties that have hospitals but no ICU, and about...
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Mental Health Is the Next Pandemic

By General Interest, People, Provider Burnout, Telemedicine Research, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care2 Comments
While many of us are sheltering in place to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive mental health pandemic is also brewing. Fears about COVID-19, the economic meltdown, and prolonged social-isolation are all taking a toll on mental health. Above all else, Americans say their mental health...
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