Blue Shield of California has tapped Teladoc to assist with a $2 million relief effort for Paradise, California, the small town that was ravaged last year by fires.
The fire destroyed the largest clinic of Paradise Medical Group, one of the town’s major hospitals.
Blue Shield has helped the hospital in a number of ways, including assisting with its relocation to a new space in Chico, California....
PAMF's Dr. Enoch Choi
Technology has its limits.
At least one American aid team has dispatched to Japan, iPhones and iPads with mobile EMR software and medical reference tools in hand. But they haven’t been able to unleash the power of their handheld computers to help the estimated 261,000 people still living in shelters as of Wednesday—12 days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami.