Telemedicine Blog

Hits and Misses with Telemedicine

2018-09-18T12:30:14+00:00

Hits and Misses with Telemedicine The chief promises of telemedicine have long been the reduction of health care costs and the improvement of health care.  The special allure of telemedicine is that these goals are not in conflict and both can be achieved at the same time. One of the ways telemedicine could improve [...]

Hits and Misses with Telemedicine2018-09-18T12:30:14+00:00

Consumer Telemedicine is Going in the Wrong Direction

2018-09-18T12:40:08+00:00

Consumer Telemedicine is Going in the Wrong Direction Thanks to AmericanWell, TelaDoc and MDLive, consumer oriented telemedicine – sometimes called direct-to-consumer - is getting some well appreciated visibility.  But this type of telemedicine has had little discernable effect toward reducing health care costs and improving quality of care. The technology for a patient to have [...]

Consumer Telemedicine is Going in the Wrong Direction2018-09-18T12:40:08+00:00