May 8, 2013
In relatively few years, videoconferencing has advanced tremendously, from something that required expensive and complicated hardware setups to something most smartphone, tablet, and PC owners have easy access to. Using video for virtual visits in healthcare is a little more complicated -- the connection has to be reliable and the service HIPAA compliant to protect patient medical information --...
January 10, 2013
Verizon Communications is offering a top prize of $1 million for the most powerful healthcare innovation using the company's mobile, video and cloud technology.
CEO Lowell McAdam announced the availability of the award Wednesday, as part of a $10 million challenge across three industries – also including education and sustainability – during his keynote address at International CES in Las Vegas...
February 20, 2012
Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot inked a deal with Sprint to add wireless connectivity to its primary and specialty care kiosks, called HealthSpot Care4 Stations, that are designed for pharmacies, supermarkets, and workplaces. The kiosks are fully enclosed to provide a private setting for remote care. Patients using the kiosk can visit with doctors in real-time via high-definition videoconferencing...