Duke University Practicum, in conjunction with Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions, recently completed a study on the barriers to telemedicine. The full study can be found here.
“Imagine a world where patients in rural areas far from a nearby doctor can easily find a health care provider to consult with online from the comfort of their own homes; where doctors living in Pennsylvania can help reduce the backlog of patients waiting to see doctors in Mississippi; and where patients can connect to a doctor over the Internet for routine medical purposes with a few clicks of th
“In 2012 there was estimated to be 308,000 patients remotely monitored by their healthcare provider for congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, hypertension and mental health conditions worldwide. The majority of these were post-acute patients who have been hospitalised and discharged.
The new paper from the Business Roundtable highlights how American businesses are improving the daily lives of citizens by utilizing technology to advance education and healthcare opportunities, encourage entrepreneurship and provide more efficient and effective daily tools.
Coverage for Consumers, Savings for States: Options for Modernizing Medicaid
The Digital Road to Recovery: A Stimulus Plan to Create Jobs, Boost Productivity and Revitalize America
by Robert D. Atkinson, dadaniel castro and Stephen J. Ezell