teleconsultation

By Dean Koh 03:47 am April 22, 2020
AXA Asia, which is part of global insurer AXA, has announced it will be offering free teleconsultations to approximately 6.5 million people in Asia, including under-served patients in remote, rural areas, with limited healthcare access. AXA plans to extend these services further, including in South East Asia. Through a strategic alliance with Tencent Trusted Doctors, the largest online medical...
By Dean Koh 12:02 am April 14, 2020
Singapore-headquartered telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere today announced that it will be launching the COVID-19 Medical Advisory Clinic. Major insurers, including Cigna Singapore and AIG, are partnering with Doctor Anywhere to offer the COVID-19 Medical Advisory Clinic as a free service to their policyholders. For individuals in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, the COVID-19 Medical Advisory...
By Dean Koh 11:01 pm April 8, 2020
AIA Thailand, which is part of AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced that it has launched a ‘Virtual COVID-19 Clinic’, in collaboration with True Digital Group, a subsidiary of True Corporation, a leading communications conglomerate in Thailand and Samitivej, a private hospital brand in Thailand with a network of eight hospitals and owned by Bangkok Dusit...
By Laura Lovett 02:11 pm January 27, 2020
Getting the right specialty care to patients in rural areas has historically posed major challenges for the healthcare industry.  However, a new study published by the Open Forum Infectious Diseases found that when hospitals tapped infectious disease specialists via an electronic, asynchronous tool, patients fared better and had fewer hospital readmissions than their counterparts that did not...
By Jonah Comstock 02:37 pm June 13, 2018
Patients of doctors who participated in a Veteran Affairs-run telemedicine consultation program were 54 percent more likely to survive chronic liver disease than a matched cohort of patients of non-participating doctors, according to a new retrospective study from the University of Michigan. “It seems that primary care providers who participated in [the program] were more likely to follow the...