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Value of Telemedicine

The Value of Telemedicine

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Reduce costs while improving healthcare and quality of life. Healthcare can be greatly improved through the usage of telemedicine products and practices. GlobalMed offers secure, fully supported solutions to successfully integrate telemedicine into your life. Key points from the infographic: Improve Outcomes Reduce Costs Expand Access

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Telemedicine Principles

Ten Telemedicine Principles

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Few telemedicine programs enjoy the success that the University of Mississippi Medical Center has been able to achieve. Here are 10 principles that Kristi Henderson, DNP, Chief Telehealth & Innovation Officer, says you need to implement for a rock solid telemedicine program.

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Veteran Affairs

Veteran Affairs

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The VA began setting up a network of Vet Centers across the country in 1979 that were separate from other VA facilities. In the 1980s, Congress mandated VA health care for Veterans so that by 2005, more than 200 Vet Centers were providing counseling services and post-traumatic stress disorder treatment….

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School Based Healthcare

School Based Healthcare

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The average American child has six to ten episodes of illness a year and schools are a prime breeding ground for the spread of germs. When a child gets sick at school, it presents both the school and the parents with a dilemma. The school nurse may not be able…

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Offshore Telemedicine

Offshore Telemedicine

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Telemedicine can be defined as the use of electronic media for the transmission of clinical data and information from one location to another, considering the strong application of information technology and telecommunications, in order to provide timely clinical health care at great distances. This new approach can link specialized medical…

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Mental Health

Mental Health and Telemedicine

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From the beginning, talk therapy has been, and continues to be, the traditional method of diagnosing and treating psychological disorders. Unfortunately, the United States doesn’t have enough mental healthcare professionals to listen and analyze. According to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, only about 51% of the need is currently…

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Correctional Telemedicine

Correctional Telemedicine

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In the western part of Texas served by Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC), their telemedicine program has been in existence since 1994, serving 15 correctional facilities. According to their estimates, the average cost to transport an inmate to a healthcare visit is $350.* Through telemedicine, TTUHSC is able…

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