Telemedicine Becoming Norm In North Texas Due To Coronavirus PandemicThe pandemic is changing the way almost all of us receive care from our doctors. Many are now leaning on virtual visits to see their patients.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Temporarily Approves Expansion Of TelemedicineGovernor Abbott expanded telemedicine to include telephone calls to new patients for diagnosis, treatment, ordering of tests and prescribing for all conditions.
Texas School Districts Partnering With Hospitals To Offer Telemedicine For StudentsA partnership between Cook Children's and school districts across North Texas has students seeing pediatric providers, and getting diagnosed, without ever leaving school.
Convenience Of Telemedicine Comes With Privacy RisksTelemedicine is booming. But as the practice grows in popularity, so do the chances of getting duped.
Patients Turning Away From Family Doctors And To TelemedicineConvenience rules in health care now, where patients can use technology or growing options like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers to get help whenever they need it.
Study: Kids Seen By Telemedicine Docs Prescribed More AntibioticsA new study says kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic.
Poll Shows Older Americans Ready For Virtual Doctor AppointmentsThe vast majority of older Americans are ready to give virtual health care a try. Nearly 9 in 10 adults over the age of 40 would be comfortable with telemedicine, a new poll found.
Walgreens, Insurers Push Expansion Of Virtual Doctor VisitsWalgreens expects to reach about half the country by the end of the year with a new service that lets people see doctors for minor ailments without leaving home.