Recent Examples of telemedicine from the Web
Apple is partnering with telemedicine giant American Well and Stanford University to test the performance of its new Series 3 Watch in detecting abnormal heart rhythms and, by extension, diagnose users' potential heart problems.
Others work to address the general shortage of mental health services through telemedicine or take a broader approach like Happify or Joyable by offering apps for mental health and well-being.
A few days before Hurricane Irma made landfall, Florida Hospital and Nemours Children’s Hospital decided to give the community free access to their telemedicine services.
The epidemic needs to be confronted aggressively, the president said, and his move allows for expanded telemedicine access and specialist appointments for patients, among other things.
Declaring a national public health emergency — which will last for 90 days and can be renewed after that — would open the door to expanding telemedicine care for those with substance use disorders.
As a result of Trump's declaration, officials will be able to expand access to telemedicine services, including substance abuse treatment for people living in rural and remote areas.
Today, those figures might be even higher: With the upheavals in insurance coverage and physicians increasingly available at a pharmacy, urgent care center or via telemedicine, some people no longer even visit their own primary care doctors.
Plan B and Ella are available on Amazon, and there are other telemedicine apps.
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medical Definition of telemedicine
telemedicalplay \-ˈmed-i-kəl\ adjective
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