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The Promise of Telemedicine to Pare Health Costs

Telemedicine could potentially deliver more than $6 billion a year in health care savings to U.S. companies, but only if the technology is widely-adopted. According to analysis by global professional services company Towers Watson, achieving this level of savings would …

Florida Legislators Look to Expand, Regulate Telemedicine

The calls may come in the middle of the night and from hospitals more than an hour away. Someone is having a stroke and is en route an emergency room in the Florida Keys, but there aren’t any neurologists on …

Kentucky Turning to Telemedicine As Way to Handle Doctor Shortage

The expanding number of doctors offering appointments through videoconferencing, called telemedicine, is expected to see a sharp increase in Kentucky. Telemedicine is seen as a way to help deal with doctor shortages, especially in rural areas and especially with another …