All posts by Freida Castro

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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Athene TeleHealth to be Featured on News 12 NJ: “12 to your Health”

Lights, camera, action! 12 for your Health talking about Telemedicine! Please don’t forget to watch us, airing this Saturday 9/23 and next Saturday 9/30 in their segment “12 to your Health”(please check the time on your “info channel” because it’s different in each county). Our CMO, Dr. Bobby Malik and EVP Mel Castro will talk…

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Government Accountability Office Publishes Report on Telehealth

According to McKnight’s, a business news magazine that serves the long-term care industry, the U.S. Government Accountability Office published a report showing that both healthcare providers and patients alike agree that adopting telehealth technology has the potential to improve the quality of care in this country. The federal report mentions many familiar factors that favor…

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newborns benefit from telemedicine

Newborns Benefit From Telemedicine

A lot of space has been devoted to how telehealth benefits elders and elder care facilities. What about human beings at the opposite end of life’s journey? That’s right, I’m referring to infants. Just imagine all of the pediatric specialists previously unavailable to rural doctors and hospitals. Just as it does for seniors, telemedicine minimizes any…

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