Search Tag: telehealth

Cardiology Management

2020 13 Nov

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the delivery of health care services by healthcare professionals in areas where distance is a critical factor and where information and communication technologies need to be used for the exchange of information regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The goal of telemedicine was... Read more

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eCBT Vs. Face-to-Face

2020 16 Jul

Antidepressants have long been used as medications for depression, although now treatment plans often combine psychotherapy with pharmacotherapy. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), in fact, has been shown in studies to be as effective as antidepressants in reducing symptoms of depression. However, traditional face-to-face CBT is not always... Read more

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Who Uses Telemedicine?

2020 23 Jun

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when physical distancing is necessary to help curb virus spread, telemedicine use has risen. A recent JAMA study looks into factors key in directing a patient’s choice of telemedicine use (via video or telephone) versus office visit.   You might also like : China Sees COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion  ... Read more

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Better Outcomes Through Patient Portals

2020 05 Jun

Online patient portals help healthcare providers to reduce the time patients spend in the facility and to cut medical costs, a new study shows.   You might also like: Patient responsibility for following up on test results   The study , conducted by The University of Texas at Austin and published in June 2020 issue of MIS Quarterly... Read more

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Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more