CVS Expands MinuteClinic Virtual Video Visits

CVS Expands MinuteClinic Virtual Video Visits

Virtual healthcare takes many forms, which is a good thing because diverse patient communities cannot be served well by a single model. Whether you call it telehealthcare, telemedicine, or perhaps most accurately “remote healthcare,” distinct populations...
Connected Inhaler Tracks Doses

Connected Inhaler Tracks Doses

For patients with chronic breathing conditions — such as asthma — an inhaler literally can be a lifesaver. The devices are small, portable, and provide nearly instant relief through a dose of medication. But they are not without their limitations. How well...
Plushcare Offers Telehealth Service in All 50 States

Plushcare Offers Telehealth Service in All 50 States

We’ve written about advances in telehealth and telemedicine implementations many times in the past few years. We most recently wrote about significant increases in physician telehealth adoption reported in American Well’s Telehealth Index 2019 Physician...
Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

We’ve written about the Hexoskin health sensing smart shirt several times, including the device’s use with young athletes and astronauts. Now Hexoskin has an additional application: monitoring patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)....
A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

The Centers for Disease Control report that studies in Asia, Europe, and North America identify from 1% to 2% of the population with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is approximately four times as common with boys than with girls but occurs in all racial, ethnic,...