telehealth News

California State Fund Launches Telehealth Services

California’s State Fund will now provide injured workers round-the-clock access physicians from a desktop computer, tablet or mobile phone. State Fund on Thursday announced its partnership with Kura MD, a provider of telehealth services, to offer health services to injured …

Despite Licensing Hassles, More Doctors Moving to Telemedicine

Most doctors have a license to practice medicine in just one state. Lindsey Mcilvena can practice in 26. “I’ve lost track a little bit,” she said of all her medical licenses. Mcilvena is a telemedicine doctor, one of a growing …

How Seniors Feel About Telemedicine

Every morning, 92-year-old Sidney Kramer wraps a blood pressure cuff around his arm and steps on a scale, and readings of his heart health beam to a team of nurses — and to his daughter’s smartphone — miles from his …

Employers, Workers’ Compensation Carriers Eye Trend in Telehealth: Telerehab

Though employers and workers’ compensation insurers have been utilizing telemedicine for quite some time, there’s been a recent uptick in interest surrounding virtual physical therapy, also known as telerehab. Telerehab provides virtual access to physical therapy and is intended to …

Telemedicine Gaining Acceptance Among Patients, Insurers

Telemedicine services, which allow doctors to treat patients via video, are gaining acceptance among consumers and insurance companies as it becomes clearer when a virtual visit is appropriate, industry executives say. Telemedicine has been more widely offered over the last …

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 …