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UK’s ‘GP At Hand’ Service Offers Patients mHealth Access to a Doctor

November 10, 2017 - Some 3.5 million London residents will soon be able to access healthcare on their smartphones around the clock in an mHealth pilot being rolled out by the UK’s National Health Service. The free program, called GP at Hand, will enable select patients to check their symptoms on a mobile app, then book a virtual visit with a physician within two hours. It’s being offered by five central...

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Top 10 Telemedicine Solutions by Hospital Site Implementations

by Kate Monica

Driven by patient demand, improvements in technology, and the need to deliver healthcare outside the traditional hospital setting, health systems across the US are embracing telemedicine. Some are launching platforms to connect patients to specialist...

Providers Visualize New mHealth, Telehealth Uses for the Video

by Eric Wicklund

With so many mHealth and telehealth platforms focused on care delivery through video, healthcare providers are finding new ways to put that form factor to use. Much like the AT&T commercial in which Mark Wahlberg notes that entertainment...

UC Riverside Testing Telemedicine Visits for MS Patients

by Eric Wicklund

Healthcare providers have been using telemedicine to connect with patients at home who suffer from debilitating chronic conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.  Now the University of California Riverside is testing...

Study: Telehealth Helps Dementia Patients Recover ‘Lost’ Words

by Eric Wicklund

A Northwestern University study has found that a telehealth platform can help dementia patients maintain and even improve their ability to remember and communicate by giving them access to specialists. Researchers used the Communication Bridge...

Virtual Care Within the EHR May Be a ‘Game-Changer’

by Eric Wicklund

Virtual visits may be all the rage these days, but healthcare providers have been slow to adapt – for one very good reason. The video visit may meet the patient’s desire for quick healthcare, but it’s often a nightmare for health...

PCORI Grant Puts Telehealth to the Test with Hepatitis C Patients

by Eric Wicklund

The State University of New York is getting a $7 million grant to test the effectiveness of telemedicine in treating certain patients with the hepatitis C virus.   The grant, from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI),...


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