Telehealth for Fall Prevention

Nursing Home Administrators Turn to Telehealth for Fall Prevention

People place their parents in nursing homes with the hope that their twilight years will pass by peacefully and pleasantly. Anything from derangement or diminishment of the senses to dementia to medication side effects may intervene and create a fall risk. Nurses and resident aides spend every waking minute monitoring the elderly with the knowledge…

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Telehealth Innovations

Six Telehealth Innovations That Inspire Us

As fun as it is to add puppy ears to a selfie and send it to a friend, we all can agree that the marvels of digital technology we carry in our pockets were meant for so much more. Telehealth harnesses the full capabilities of such devices in service of our health and well-being. Still,…

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New Jersey Telemedicine Law

Understanding the New Jersey Telemedicine Law

Last year we featured an article, Proposed Bill Addresses Use of Telemedicine in NJ, that described the proposed 53-page bill to define telemedicine in accordance with New Jersey state law.  In August 2017, Governor Christie signed the bill (SB 291) and the law went into effect on July 21, 2017.This article summarizes and explains how…

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Cancer Survivors Find Community Thanks To Telehealth

Cancer Survivors Find Community Thanks To Telehealth

According to the National Cancer Institute, the overall cancer death rate has declined, which means the number of cancer survivors has increased. That alone is terrific news. Of course, a closer look at statistics will reveal there is still much work to be done. In the meantime, telehealth companies are in a perfect position to…

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VA Telehealth Expansion

VA Telehealth Expansion Blocked By State Licensing Laws

One of telehealth’s biggest proponents is The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. The benefits to PTSD survivors alone is reason enough for their support. VA already wants to make telehealth part of its daily operations but claims that state licensing laws are still an issue. Current laws dictate that physicians must be licensed in the state…

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Electronic Stethoscopes, Enhanced Technology for Telemedicine

Since your very first doctor visit, you have identified doctors by their white coats and the stethoscope they wear around their neck. Odds are, you wanted to know what your heartbeat sounded like and if you were lucky, the doctor let you use his stethoscope to listen. Not only does this device remain essential to…

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Cost Benefits of Telemedicine

Cost Benefits of Telemedicine

Nursing homes provide a safe and secure environment for patients that are no longer able to take care of themselves independently. Telemedicine provides a cost-effective method for nursing home staff members to continue with their commitment of care for their clients. So how does telemedicine accomplish this? The quick answer is, by keeping the patient…

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Athene TeleHealth on News 12 NJ Part 2 (Video)

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What is telehospice?

Telemedicine and Hospice Care, What is Telehospice?

Hospice care is a benefit offered by Medicare for terminally ill patients. A less familiar but related service known as palliative care, benefits patients by providing pain and symptom control, coordination between support team members, emotional support and relief for family/caregivers. The difference between the two is that the former is for anyone of any…

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Athene TeleHealth on News 12 NJ Part 1 (Video)

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