Avera eCARE

By Jonah Comstock 04:06 am December 12, 2013
For the most part, the laws that govern the practice of medicine in the United States are state laws. One of the few things those laws agree on is that jurisdiction of those laws is based on the patient's location, not the doctor's. That's tough news for a mobile health company that wants to establish any sort of multi-state telemedicine practice, whether it's evaluating moles and blemishes via...
By Jonah Comstock 11:51 am May 8, 2013
Dr. Reed Tuckson While attending the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) meeting in Austin, Texas this week, Dr. Andrew Watson, a colorectal surgeon and executive director of telemedicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, stumbled across a petting zoo. His young daughter wasn't with him, but he wished she was. Luckily, he was in a telemedicine mindset. "I took my daughter on a...