Once a vision for the future, virtual health is a reality of the present

Virtual health stretches beyond the use of digital tools, or mobile devices that connect patients to physicians. It combines digital and telecommunication technologies to create a continuous connection between patients, physicians, and other caregivers. By combining technologies, health care stakeholders are able to more effectively coordinate patient care. The idea of virtual health goes back [...]

Once a vision for the future, virtual health is a reality of the present

Telehealth Provides Rural Patients With Critical Preventative Care

For rural patients, rising health costs and closing hospitals make remote-access to heath care especially important. Telehealth, the process of accessing medical appointments through the internet, offers preventative and specialized patient care to many of the nation's 62 million rural residents where hospitals are often lacking. Such a system is especially important in 2017, because [...]

Telehealth Provides Rural Patients With Critical Preventative Care
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